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    Sale 12168

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    15 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 310

    A Red Sandstone Figure of a Yakshi

    KUSHAN PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY OR LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Red Sandstone Figure of a Yakshi
    Kushan Period, circa 2nd century or later
    Elegantly posed clutching the branch of a tree resplendent with hanging fruit, dressed in a diaphanous dhoti and secured with a braided belt, adorned with beaded necklaces and armlets, her face with almond-shaped eyes beneath finely arched eyebrows
    10 ½ in. (26.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Collection of Dr. and Mrs. William T. Price, acquired from Sotheby's, New York, 8 December 1983, lot 99