31st Oct, 2023 14:00

Islamic & Indian Art

 
  Lot 107
 

A CARVED WOODEN GILT AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED STATUE OF A WINGED APSARA
Possibly Karnataka or Tamil Nadu, Southern India, 18th century

A CARVED WOODEN GILT AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED STATUE OF A WINGED APSARA
Possibly Karnataka or Tamil Nadu, Southern India, 18th century

Carved in the round, presenting a celestial figure with large wings standing on a circular lotus pedestal, heavily bejewelled, wearing a long ceremonial garland with flowers, and the black curly hair in a tight, high bun, the right foot resting on a rock or stylised floral bulb, mounted on a black wooden square base, 112cm high.

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