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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 1427

    A sandstone figure of Uma

    KHMER, 13TH/14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A sandstone figure of Uma
    Khmer, 13th/14th century
    Sensitively carved with full hips, wearing a long sampot folded in a fishtail at the front, her bare chest adorned with a thick necklace and armbands at the upper arms, her ovoid face in serene expression with finely outlined eyes beneath arched brows and flanked by earlobes with pendant earrings, the hair incised in locks emerging from the headdress
    22½ in. (57 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Presented as a gift on 1 May 1965
    By descent to present owner