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A granite figure of Vishnu
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
A granite figure of Vishnu

SOUTH INDIA, CHOLA PERIOD, 12TH/13TH CENTURY

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A granite figure of Vishnu
South India, Chola Period, 12th/13th century
Powerfully modeled standing in tadasana, adorned with multiple necklaces and sacred garlands, backed by a flaming halo, Nandi standing behind with his tail curling on the right, the stone with rich inclusions of mica
43¾ in. (113.7 cm.) high
Provenance
Rene Jaquerod, Zurich
Acquired by the present owner in September 1947
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