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A granite figure of Devi
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A granite figure of Devi

SOUTH INDIA, TAMIL NADU, VIJAYANAGAR PERIOD, 14TH/15TH CENTURY

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A granite figure of Devi
South India, Tamil Nadu, Vijayanagar Period, 14th/15th century
Well-carved holding a lotus in her right hand and her left by her side, wearing a long dhoti secured with an elaborate belt with beaded festoons, multiple necklaces including the sacred thread about her torso, her rounded face with almond-shaped eyes surmounted by a conical headdress
28 in. (71 cm.) high
Provenance
Avery Brundage Collection, before 1961
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1961-2003
Bonhams and Butterfields, 4 November 2003
Literature
"Fine Asian Works of Art," Bonhams and Butterfields, 4 November 2003, p. 89.
Exhibited
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, 1961-2003

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