• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 152

    A terracotta rattle

    INDIA, CHANDRAKETUGARH, 1ST CENTURY BC - 1ST CENTURY AD

    Price Realised  

    A terracotta rattle
    India, Chandraketugarh, 1st century BC - 1st century AD
    Modeled in the form of a seated female figure wearing a short dhoti secured by a beaded sash, heavy beaded necklaces with a lotus pendant between her breasts, a matching tiara securing her large chignon
    4½ in. (11.4 cm.) high


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    For a comparable male figure from the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, see P. Pal, Indian Sculpture: vol. 1, p. 145, cat. no. S25.

    Provenance

    Acquired in London, 1994


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ASIAN COLLECTION