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Christie's, 18 October 2005, lot 14.
A. Bassoul, Human and Divine - The Hindu and Buddhist Iconography of Southeast Asian Art from the Claire and Aziz Bassoul Collection, Beirut 2006, pp.98-99, pl.36.
Post Lot Text
A MARBLE SCULPTURE OF VISHNU VAIKUNTHA
INDIA, 8TH CENTURY