• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 821

    Two terracotta reliefs of mythical beasts

    INDIA, CIRCA 10TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two terracotta reliefs of mythical beasts
    India, circa 10th century
    Each rearing up on the hind legs, their faces with long snouts, open mouths and bared teeth, each adorned with belled necklaces, against a swirling vine pattern
    5 in. (12.5 cm.) high, the largest (2)


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    Provenance

    Hiruma Collection, Japan, before 1986


    Pre-Lot Text

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