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Chintamoni Kar
(1915 - 2005)

Untitled



South Asian craftsmen have been making objects out of terracotta since ancient times. The oldest examples of terracotta sculpture from the subcontinent dates back to 3,000 BC, and have been found in Mohenjo-Daro in the Sindh region, and in Harappa in Punjab. With its rich history, the medium offers interesting insights into changing civilisations and styles, and has been the subject of much research.

Technically, terracotta refers to clay...



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  Lot 28 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 7,80,000
$10,470

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Chintamoni Kar
Untitled

Signed and dated 'C Kar/ 1993' (on the reverse)
1993
Terracotta
Height: 25.5 in (65 cm)
Width: 6.25 in (16 cm)
Depth: 5.25 in (13.5 cm)

This sculpture comes with a detachable wooden base measuring 3.75 x 9.75 x 9 in (9.7 x 24.5 x 22.7 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, Bengaluru

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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