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    Sale 12196

    Living With Art

    26 - 27 July 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 284

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF GANESHA

    SOUTH INDIA, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF GANESHA
    SOUTH INDIA, 17TH CENTURY
    Standing on a waisted double-lotus base over a plinth, holding the axe, noose, broken tusk, and ladu in his hands, dressed and adorned with cast necklaces, bracelets and a conical headdress
    17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Near & Far Eastern Art, Property of Jay C. Leff and Another Collector, Parke Bernet, New York, 9-10 May 1969, lot 139


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE BASS MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND


    Exhibited

    Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1959, no. 806