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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 425

    A sandstone figure of Nandi

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR MADHYA PRADESH, 12TH/13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A sandstone figure of Nandi
    India, Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, 12th/13th century
    Finely carved with Nandi recumbent over a flat plinth, his front left leg raised, adorned with foliate anklets, beaded belt, earrings and necklaces with bells, his face in a calm expression with large almond-shaped eyes and surmounted by a headdress adorning his horns
    17¼ x 21½ in. (43.8 x 54.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired before 1999, New York


    Pre-Lot Text

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