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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 376

    A small stone stele of Durga

    NORTHEASTERN INDIA, PALA PERIOD, 11TH/12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A small stone stele of Durga
    Northeastern India, Pala period, 11th/12th century
    Very finely carved with the eight-armed goddess striding upon her lion mount over a lotus plinth carrying various attributes and spearing the demon Mahisha with her primary hands, with some remains of cold gold
    3 in. (7.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Christie's New York, 20 March 2002, lot 50