• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 751

    A red sandstone figure of a deity

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN, 11TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A red sandstone figure of a deity
    India, Rajasthan, 11th century
    Well-carved with the deity leaning against a column, his left arm at his hip, adorned in elaborate jewelry and a long garland, his face in serene expression flanked on either side with elongated earlobes with large round earrings and surmounted by a high crown, a female worshipper in an architectural niche to his left with an elephant head in the niche above her
    24½ in. (62.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York before 1970