• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 753

    A red sandstone relief with three River Goddesses

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR MADHYA PRADESH, 11TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A red sandstone relief with three River Goddesses
    India, Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, 11th century
    The three River Goddess elegantly carved standing in sensual tribhanga, the central figure holding a flywhisk and a lotus, each clad in a beaded belt and flowing shawl and further adorned with jewelry, their faces with smiling full lips and almond-shaped eyes, flanked by large round earrings, their hair pulled into elaborate chignons and secured by tiaras
    20½ x 20¾ in. (51.4 x 52.7 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York before 1970