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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 1425

    A sandstone figure of Vishnu

    KHMER, ANGKOR PERIOD, BAPHUON STYLE, 11TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A sandstone figure of Vishnu
    Khmer, Angkor Period, Baphuon style, 11th century
    The deity standing on a square plinth, wearing a short sampot carved with parallel pleats and secured with a stylized sash, his bearded face with full lips and, heavy-lidded eyes with incised pupils, the forehead centered by the third eye, his hair finely braided and pulled into a domed topknot secured with a beaded diadem, the body finely polished
    36in. (91cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Spink and Son, Ltd., London, 1981
    Nathan Halpern Collection, New York
    Spink and Son, Ltd., London


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY