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Auktion: Indian and Southeast Asian Art
wurde versteigert am: 18. September 2013
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A large and important black stone stele of Buddha's descent ...

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Schätzpreis: 250.000 $ - 350.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  279.750 $
Los-Nr. 237, Aufrufe: 105

A large and important black stone stele of Buddha's descent from Trayastrimsha Heaven
NORTHEASTERN INDIA, PALA PERIOD, CIRCA 10TH CENTURY
A large and important black stone stele of Buddha's descent from Trayastrimsha Heaven Northeastern India, Pala period, circa 10th century Standing on a double-lotus base with his right hand in varadamudra and his left holding the folds of his diaphanous sanghati , adorned with a torq and lotiform earrings, the face with gentle smile and downcast eyes centered by a raised urna , the hair in loose curls at the forehead and surmounted by a foliate tiara, backed by a nimbus and torana supporting two diminutive stupas and flanked by Brahma and Indra, who holds a parasol above Buddha's head 48¼ in. (122.4 cm.) high

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Indian and Southeast Asian Art
Auktionsdatum: 18.09.2013
Adresse: Christie's
18 September 2013, New York, Rockefeller Center