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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 354

    A red sandstone double-sided relief

    INDIA, MATHURA, KUSHAN PERIOD, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A red sandstone double-sided relief
    India, Mathura, Kushan period, 2nd/3rd century
    Very finely carved on both sides with two dwarves crouching on rockwork, their round faces and bodies expressively carved, the feet of a large yakshi standing on their backs, with carved indentations for cross beams on either side
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Estate of Robert Schrimpf, France, acquired between 1975 and 1985