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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 499 A

    A sandstone figure of Devi


    Price Realised  


    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

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Ralph Benkaim