• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 911

    Two rare silver repousse dishes

    KHMER, ANGKOR PERIOD, BAYON STYLE, 13TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Two rare silver repousse dishes
    Khmer, Angkor Period, Bayon style, 13th century
    Each with lipped rim and finely worked at center with a deity seated on a lotus base, the left holding a lotus and mongoose identifiable as Kubera, the other of a royal figure holding a sword
    3½ and 3¾ in. (9 and 9.5 cm.) diameter


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    The royal figure is possibly identifiable as Jayavarman VII.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Acquired from Spink and Son, Ltd., London, 12 April 1989 (Kubera) and 30 May 1995


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Thomas T. Solley


    Exhibited

    On loan to the Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, April 2002-January 2007