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Lot 61
 
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DWARAPALA


This 11th century granite sculpture depicts a Dwarapala or a guardian figure usually placed on either side of the main doors of a temple. In ancient times, these door guardians or gatekeepers were carved in both male as well as female forms, with the latter being called Dwarapalikas.







  Lot 61 of 160  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND ANTIQUITIES
6-7 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
$48,000
Rs 36,00,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


DETAILS

Dwarapala
Southern India, 11th century
Granite
Height: 68 in (173 cm)
With: 30 in (76 cm)
Depth: 15.3 in (39 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

This sculpture is mounted on a wooden base measuring 8 x 30 x 23 in (20.5 x 76 x 58.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Natesan's Antiqarts, Mumbai
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Antiquty


 









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