Two Yakshis holding infants set in niches, stone, Madhya Prdesh or Rajasthan, 10th-11 century
Lot 256W
A pair of red sandstone Yakshi Figures holding infants Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, 10th - 11th Century
£5,000 - 7,000
US$ 8,400 - 12,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pair of red sandstone Yakshi Figures holding infants
Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, 10th - 11th Century
the figures carved in relief, set in niches under leafy bowers, standing in abhanga posture, wearing long striated skirt, beaded necklace, large circular earrings, hair pulled into chignon secured with foliate tiara, both cradling infants, the yakshi on the right holding a flowering plant
49 cm. high

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  • Provenance: Private German Collection since the 1970s.
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