A red sandstone carving of a female attendant
Lot 47
A red sandstone carving of a female attendant Central India, circa 8th/9th century
US$ 10,000 - 15,000
£6,000 - 8,900
Auction Details
Lot Details
A red sandstone carving of a female attendant
Central India, circa 8th/9th century
Standing a slightly flexed pose flanked by narrow columns, the female looks slightly down and to her right, she holds a floral tribute in her upraised hand and her left hands holds a scarf end by her thigh, carved with full rounded breasts divided by a beaded tassel falling form her jeweled necklace, her lower diaphanous garment is secured by a thick issuing jeweled swags that fall across her thighs. outside the column the panel carved in low relief with twisting vines below vyalas.
18 in. (45.7 cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    Private Northern Californian Collection
    Acquired in the 1960
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