• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 754

    A red sandstone figure of Vishnu


    Price Realised  


    A red sandstone figure of Vishnu
    India, circa 11th century
    Standing on a lotus base, wearing a short striated dhoti and beaded jewelry, the face surmounted by a high conical crown and backed by a nimbus, flanked by multiple worshippers and attendants, his avatars to either side, and two flying celestial beings above
    33 in. (84 cm.) high

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    Acquired in New York before 1970

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim


    On loan to the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, from 1970-2009 (L70.9.4)