16 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A sandstone figure of Devi
Nepal, 7th/8th century
Standing with her right arm extended holding a fruit, her left cradling the stem of a lotus bud, clad in a long dhoti with incised foliate patterns and secured with a long beaded sash, further adorned with elaborate jewelry, her face with small lips and almond-shaped eyes, her high chignon decorated with flowers and secured with a tiara
18 in. (45.8 cm.) high
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Sotheby's New York, 22 March 1989, lot 26
Property from the Estate of Ralph Benkaim
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