Pair of 12th Century Rajasthan Red Sandstone Figures For Sale
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Pair of 12th Century Rajasthan Red Sandstone Figures

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5170 A very finely carved pair of 12th century Rajasthan red sandstone figures depicting two celestial musicians. One holding a stringed instrument with head turned to the right and the other playing a drum, head turned to the left. Each figure positioned to create a rhythmic sense of movement through their bodies, and carved with very fine details including carefully manicured hair and facial hair, extensive jewellery and beautifully crisp eyelids. Mounted on modern steel bases. Provenance: Private collection Rome, acquired 1980s. Christies New York, September 21 2007, Indian and Southeast Asian Art, lot 70.

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  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    H 20.48 in. x W 12.6 in. x D 8.86 in.H 52 cm x W 32 cm x D 22.5 cm
  • Seller Location
    Mosman Park, AU
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU157928809063
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