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Meera Mukherjee
Untitled (Spinning Yarn)


"As the fires keep burning, for the 10 or 12 hours that a piece is being fired, I am alert and trying to keep it alive. Sculpture thus becomes a complete, total process. It is like nurturing and nourishing', like making a human being and bringing him to life."
- MEERA MUKHERJEE

A deep interest in traditional sculpting traditions led Meera Mukherjee to travel across India in the 1960s and 1970s and learn about metalworking...



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  Lot 34 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 78,00,000
$106,849

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Meera Mukherjee
Untitled (Spinning Yarn)
Bronze
Height: 6.14 in (15.6 cm)
Width: 14.96 in (38 cm)
Depth: 5.62 in (14.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Galerie 88, Kolkata
Private Collection, Chennai
Christie's, New York, 13 September 2017, lot 454
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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