05-16-2015 05-16-2015
Skinner Auctions
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2810B Boston
May 16, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Two Wooden Lintel Friezes

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2810B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 16, 2015 11:00AM


Two Wooden Lintel Friezes, India, one depicting Krishna playing the flute under a canopy, flanked by six attendant deities, accompanied by an elephant to the right and two facing birds to the left; and one depicting Shiva with a snake under her right foot, flanked by eight attendant deities and two facing lions, both carved in deep relief on a raised panel decorated with multi-tiered borders carved in low relief, sizes to 30 3/8 x 9 in.

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Arthur L. and Genevieve S. Funk.
Estimate $700-900

overall age wear and discoloration, multiple cracks, old and new chips, heavy dirt, and remnants of pigments.

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India, Genevieve S. Funk