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Meera Mukherjee
Balance


The present lot is a monumental four-sided sculpture composed of cast bronze panels in bas relief. Among the largest of Mukherjee's non-public sculptures, the two main sides are made of smaller sections joined together. One side shows a man seated cross-legged, holding a weighing scale, or balance. On the opposing side, two women are seen walking amid foliage, balancing pots on their heads, a rural scene Mukherjee would have seen often during...



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  Lot 30 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Meera Mukherjee
Balance
Bronze
Height: 53.75 in (136.3 cm)
Width: 37 in (93.7 cm)
Depth: 13 in (33 cm)

Four-sided rectangular sculpture with figures in relief on two sides
Side a has male figure with weighing scale
Side b has female figures

PROVENANCE:
Important Corporate Collection, Kolkata

EXHIBITED:
Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Calcutta, 1995

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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