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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 402

    A red sandstone relief with a couple

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR MADHYA PRADESH, 11TH/12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A red sandstone relief with a couple
    India, Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, 11th/12th century
    Finely carved with the couple gazing into each other's eyes, she with curvaceous figure adorned with beaded necklaces and large earrings, her face with almond-shaped eyes and her long hair pulled into a high coiffure, and he with his left hand on his hip, clad in a long dhoti incised with patterns, also adorned with beaded bracelet and necklace, his face in serene expression with almond-shaped eyes and his hair pulled into a full chignon
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired before 1999, New York


    Pre-Lot Text

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