31st Oct, 2023 14:00

Islamic & Indian Art

 
  Lot 104
 

A CARVED RED SANDSTONE FEMALE BUST
Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, late Chandela period, 12th century

A CARVED RED SANDSTONE FEMALE BUST
Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, late Chandela period, 12th century

Carved on three sides, presenting the bust of a heavily adorned female figure, possibly a Yakshini or an Indian female deity, in a typical tribhanga stance reminiscent of the salabhanjika statue on the arch of Sanchi's stupa, wearing a diaphanous dhoti embellished with braided belt and tassles, with a heavy necklace on her chest and large floral earrings, a blooming lotus crown resting on top of her head, mounted on a black metal stand, 32.5cm high excluding the stand.

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