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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 1271

    A sandstone bust of Ganesh

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN, CIRCA 10TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A sandstone bust of Ganesh
    India, Rajasthan, circa 10th century
    Holding his tusk with one hand and a sweetmeat in the other, his trunk curling to his left, the face with arched brows surmounted by a beaded headdress
    17 in. (43.4 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    W. Uhde Collection, Germany, before 1978


    Exhibited

    On loan to the Völkerkundemuseum, Heidelberg, 1984-2008