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Lot 58
Dhruva Mistry
Maya Medallion: The Dark One 3


According to Buddhist legend, Queen Maya, the mother of Buddha, dreamt of a white elephant, which was a symbolic message prophesising his birth. The present lot likely illustrates this mythical icon, and is part of a series of eleven medallions produced by Dhruva Mistry in 1987 titled Maya Medallions. Composed as large circular reliefs, the medallions are further separated into three sub-series: The Involuntary Creation (reliefs...



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  Lot 58 of 70  

REDISCOVERY: AUCTION OF ART AND COLLECTIBLES
22-23 JULY 2020

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Dhruva Mistry
Maya Medallion: The Dark One 3
Inscribed and dated ''MAYA MEDALLION: THE DARK - ONE - 3' 1987' (on the side)
1987
Acrylic on plaster
Diameter: 46.25 in (117.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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