Lot 63
 
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LALITA    

NEPAL, 19TH CENTURY
Distemper on paper
11.25 x 8.75 in. (28.7 x 22.5 cms)

NON-EXPORTABLE UNREGISTERED ANTIQUITY


Lalita is depicted in her four armed form, with a serene face and a central third eye. She wears a crown of jewels and a garland of heads, with a flaming halo behind her. The goddess is seated on a supine Shiva who is also adorned by a garland of heads and coiled snake ornaments around his neck, hands and feet. Seen below are Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva and Indra, all kneeling and paying obeisance to the goddess on either side of the altar. For a similar rendition of Lalita, see, Sotheby's New York, The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings, 28 March 2006, Lot 26.




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  Lot 63 of 74  

ASIAN ART
9-10 AUGUST 2017

Estimate
$3,175 - 6,350
Rs 2,00,000 - 4,00,000

Winning Bid
$3,336
Rs 2,10,168
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)










 



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