Two Nepalese miniature sculptures
Lot 8553
Two Nepalese miniature sculptures
US$ 1,200 - 1,800
£760 - 1,100

Lot Details
Property from the Collection of Joseph Klein (1899 - 1987), New York, New York
Two Nepalese miniature sculptures
The first, a 10th to 14th century black stone fragment of a standing female chauri bearer, now mounted on a stained marble plinth (extensive wear, losses); the second an 18th century brass shrine depicting Manjushri seated on a double lion throne between between the elephant-headed Ganesh and possibly either Bhairava or Karttikeya (losses).
3in (7.5cm) height of chauri bearer
6in (15cm) height of shrine

Footnotes

  • For a similar brass shrine with the same Buddhist and Hindu figures, see Praapaditya Pal, Art of Nepal (Los Angeles, 1985), cat. no. S30, p.124 (illustrated).
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