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GAURI


Gauri is an avatar of Uma or Parvati, the consort of Shiva. The present lot shows her standing on a lotus while holding a lotus blossom in each of her upper hands and a kundika (water pitcher) in her lower left hand. She is dressed in an ankle-length garment that has finely delineated folds and an ascetic’s belt around her waist. The central figure of Gauri is surrounded by various animal motifs as she gazes outward serenely.







  Lot 3 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 13,20,000
$17,718

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


DETAILS

Gauri
Madhya Pradesh, Circa 9th century
Sandstone
Height: 14 in (35.5 cm)
Width: 11 in (28 cm)
Depth: 4 in (10 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

This sculpture is mounted on a wooden base measuring 5.25 x 14.25 x 7 in (13.5 x 36 x 17.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. William T Price, Amarillo, Texas, USA
Christie's New York, 18 September 2013, lot 215
Saffronart, 14 December 2015, lot 67
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Antiquty


 









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