• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 749

    A red sandstone figure of a drum player

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR MADHYA PRADESH, 7TH/8TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A red sandstone figure of a drum player
    India, Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, 7th/8th century
    The seated figure holding a drum in both hands, wearing a short dhoti and beaded necklace, the face with finely arched brows and the thick locks of hair pulled back
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York before 1971


    Exhibited

    On loan to the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, from 1971-2009 (L71.13.2)