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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 1426

    A sandstone head of a Dvarapala

    KHMER, ANGKOR PERIOD, 11TH/12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A sandstone head of a Dvarapala
    Khmer, Angkor Period, 11th/12th century
    The face with full lips and almond-shaped eyes with incised pupils beneath gently curving brows, his hair arranged in spirals rising to a conical topknot secured by a foliate tiara tied neatly at verso
    9¾ in. (24 cm.) high


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    Provenance

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


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTOR