A Nepalese plaque
Lot 8468
An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century
Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium
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An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century
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An inlaid gilt metal devotional plaque
Nepal, Newari, 19th/20th Century
Centered by a figural group composed of Vishnu and his consorts Lakshmi and Sarasvati all rendered in high relief with inlay of coral, turquoise and other semi-precious stones within gilt filigree, the elaborate background composed of apsaras and landscape elements of further inlaid accents and dense filigree work repeated on the borders of the ornate frame.
21 1/2 x 19 1/4in (57 x 48cm)

Footnotes

  • Compare a similar but smaller devotional plaque sold in these rooms June 21, 2011 as lot 8192A
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