• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 153

    A Terracotta Figure of Ganesha

    INDIA, GUPTA PERIOD, 5TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Terracotta Figure of Ganesha
    India, Gupta period, 5th century
    Seated upon a throne, adorned in a necklace, headband, and the sacred thread, his trunk dipping into the bowl of sweets he holds in his left hand
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Julian Sherrier Collection, London, formed between early 1940s-1972


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property form the Private Collection of Julian Sherrier