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Bronze Figural Krishna Shrine

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Bronze Figural Krishna Shrine, Southeast Asia, the deity depicted playing a flute with two hands and holding a conch and a dharmachakra in the other two, with one leg crossed in front of the other, a cow at his feet, standing on a lotus base, on a pedestal stand with an architectural aureole, with lotus blooms, lions and a five-headed serpent framing the figure's head, ht. 10 7/8 in.

Provenance: The estate of Diane Sibley.
Estimate $700-900

Flute missing.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Diane Sibley, Conch, Hindu eschatology, Hindu gods, Hinduism, Krishna, Lotus Cars, Padma

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