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Meera Mukherjee
Untitled


Meera Mukherjee researched traditional metal casting techniques while travelling through India. She apprenticed with Bastar sculptors in Madhya Pradesh, and eventually created her own process for casting, which creates the unusual finish that is characteristic of her sculptures. The present lot, a complex spiral of labourers, is cast in bronze. Despite the toughness of the material, it evokes the delicacy of fi ligree work. Mukherjee elevates...



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  Lot 78 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 50,40,000
$76,364

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Meera Mukherjee
Untitled
Bronze

Height: 11 in (27.7 cm)
Width: 13.75 in (35 cm)
Depth: 18 in (45.7 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Saffronart, 15-16 June 2011, lot 30
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED:
The Margi and The Desi: Between Tradition and Modernity, New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi presented by Gallery Espace, 20-26 April 2004
PUBLISHED:
The Margi and The Desi: Between Tradition and Modernity, New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi presented by Gallery Espace, 2004, (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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