13 September 2016,
Price realised USD 60,000
USD 25,000 - USD 35,000
A BLACK STONE FIGURE OF DURGA SEATED ON A LION
Northeastern India, Pala period, circa 11th/12th century
21¼ in. (53.3 cm.) high
New York +1 212 636 2000
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with Galerie Samarcande, Paris.
with Spink & Son, London.
Acquired by the current owner from the above on 29 May 1985.
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