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    Sale 12168

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    15 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 279

    A stone figure of Skanda


    Price Realised  


    A stone figure of Skanda
    Kashmir, 7th century
    His finely modeled muscular form clad in simple garments with a dagger tucked into his belt at his waist, holding a mala in his right hand and a double-headed spear in his left, the face flanked by large earrings and his flowing locks of hair surmounted by an elaborate turban, backed by a halo
    7 in. (17.7 cm.) high

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    Collection of Guy and Marie-Hélène Weill, New York, acquired from Spink & Son, Ltd., London, 21 May 1981