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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 1291

    A small bronze figure of Kartikeya

    SOUTH INDIA, VIJAYANAGAR PERIOD, 15TH/16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A small bronze figure of Kartikeya
    South India, Vijayanagar period, 15th/16th century
    Cast standing over a stepped lotus base with his left leg resting on a peacock, his four arms radiating about him holding various implements, clad in a short dhoti secured by an elaborate sash and further adorned by jewelry, his hair arranged in a high headdress
    4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Christie's Amsterdam, 7-8 May 2002, lot 519


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ASIAN COLLECTION