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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1274

    A red sandstone figure of a standing Vishnu

    INDIA, MADHYA PRADESH OR RAJASTHAN, 12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A red sandstone figure of a standing Vishnu
    India, Madhya Pradesh or Rajasthan, 12th century
    Finely carved in tribhanga stance with the right foot completely turned to the side, his upper right hand clutching a mace, a srivastava in relief on his chest, adorned with beaded jewelry at the waist, multiple necklaces and disk earrings flanking the expressive face, with almond-shaped eyes and bow-shaped lips, the hair incised in waves surmounted by a tapered headdress decorated with scrolling foliage
    44½ in. (113 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's New York, 16 September 1998, lot 12


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTOR