Indian and Southeast Asian Art

Christie's
18 September 2013, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 18.09.2013

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A gray schist head of a bodhisattva

A gray schist head of a bodhisattva
GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY
A gray schist head of a bodhisattva Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century Very finely carved with full lips, drooping mustache, aquiline nose, and heavy-lidded eyes centered by a hollowed urna , the wavy locks of hair tied up in a topknot and secured

Lot #: 201

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$90,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A gray schist figure of Avalokiteshvara

A gray schist figure of Avalokiteshvara
GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY
A gray schist figure of Avalokiteshvara Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century Seated in dhyanasana holding a large lotus blossom before his chest, dressed in billowing robes and adorned with various necklaces, the mustachioed face with aquiline

Lot #: 202

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A large gray schist figure of a bodhisattva

A large gray schist figure of a bodhisattva
GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY
A large gray schist figure of a bodhisattva Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century Standing on a foliate base with a diminutive image of Maitreya flanked by adoring worshippers, dressed in voluminous robes draped over the left shoulder and

Lot #: 204

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A gray schist figure of Buddha

A gray schist figure of Buddha
GANDHARA, 2ND/3RD CENTURY
A gray schist figure of Buddha Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century Standing on a base centered by a diminutive image of the seated Buddha flanked by attendants and columns, dressed in a voluminous sanghati draped over both shoulders, the face with

Lot #: 206

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A mottled red sandstone torso of Varaha

A mottled red sandstone torso of Varaha
INDIA, MATHURA, KUSHAN PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY
A mottled red sandstone torso of Varaha India, Mathura, Kushan Period, circa 3rd century Striding to his left with his hand at his chest wearing a dhoti , heavy garland and beaded necklace with three kneeling

Lot #: 208

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A mottled red sandstone fragment of legs

A mottled red sandstone fragment of legs
INDIA, MATHURA, KUSHAN PERIOD, 3RD CENTURY
A mottled red sandstone fragment of legs India, Mathura, Kushan period, 3rd century Sensitively carved draped with a thin dhoti revealing powerfully modeled thighs with the left knee slightly bent, the hem skimming

Lot #: 209

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A mottled red sandstone bust of Shiva

A mottled red sandstone bust of Shiva
INDIA, MATHURA, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY
A mottled red sandstone bust of Shiva India, Mathura, circa 4th century Powerfully carved standing with his principal hand at his chest and three arms radiating around him holding various implements, dressed in a dhoti with a

Lot #: 213

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A mottled red sandstone stele of Shiva

A mottled red sandstone stele of Shiva
INDIA, UTTAR PRADESH OR RAJASTHAN, 10TH/11TH CENTURY
A mottled red sandstone stele of Shiva India, Uttar Pradesh or Rajasthan, 10th/11th century Powerfully carved with Shiva standing in tribhanga within an arched niche supported by columns, wearing a garland

Lot #: 214

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A buff sandstone stele of Gauri

A buff sandstone stele of Gauri
INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR MADHYA PRADESH, 9TH/10TH CENTURY
A buff sandstone stele of Gauri India, Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, 9th/10th century Standing on a lotus base holding a lotus blossom in her upper right hand a crooked staff in her upper left hand, and a water

Lot #: 215

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A marble stele of a female deity

A marble stele of a female deity
INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR GUJARAT, 11TH/12TH CENTURY
A marble stele of a female deity India, Rajasthan or Gujarat, 11th/12th century Standing on a low plinth with foliate scrollwork, dressed in a short dhoti incised with a lotiform pattern and adorned with various jewelry

Lot #: 216

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A red sandstone relief with the legend of Savitri and Satyav...

A red sandstone relief with the legend of Savitri and Satyavan
INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR MADHYA PRADESH, 11TH CENTURY
A red sandstone relief with the legend of Savitri and Satyavan India, Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, 11th century Very finely carved with Satyavan lying on his back, holding a lotus in his

Lot #: 217

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A buff sandstone bust of Vishnu

A buff sandstone bust of Vishnu
INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR MADHYA PRADESH, CIRCA 11TH CENTURY
A buff sandstone bust of Vishnu India, Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, circa 11th century Very finely carved with the deity adorned with the sacred thread and various necklaces, the shrivatsa mark at the center of

Lot #: 218

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A buff sandstone head of Brahma

A buff sandstone head of Brahma
INDIA, ANDHRA PRADESH, CIRCA 9TH CENTURY
A buff sandstone head of Brahma India, Andhra Pradesh, circa 9th century Finely carved with the three faces each with full lips, broad nose, and downcast eyes surmounted by an elaborate headdress 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 219

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A red sandstone figure of Shiva Bhikshatana

A red sandstone figure of Shiva Bhikshatana
INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR MADHYA PRADESH, 10TH/11TH CENTURY
A red sandstone figure of Shiva Bhikshatana India, Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, 10th/11th century Very finely carved holding a damaru behind his head, adorned with various necklaces, the bearded face

Lot #: 220

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A buff sandstone relief of the Mother Goddesses

A buff sandstone relief of the Mother Goddesses
INDIA, MADHYA PRADESH, 9TH CENTURY
A buff sandstone relief of the Mother Goddesses India, Madhya Pradesh, 9th century Depicting three dancing Mother Goddesses, the three-headed Brahmani on a lotus base at left, Parvati at center holding a trisula and a

Lot #: 221

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A large and important bronze figure of Parvati

A large and important bronze figure of Parvati
SOUTH INDIA, CHOLA PERIOD, CIRCA 1100
A large and important bronze figure of Parvati South India, Chola period, circa 1100 Standing in elegant tribhanga on a lotus over a stepped base with her right hand raised in katakamudra , wearing an intricately

Lot #: 224

Estimate: US$800,000 - US$1,200,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A granite figure of a deity

A granite figure of a deity
SOUTH INDIA, LATE VIJAYANAGARA PERIOD, 15TH/16TH CENTURY
A granite figure of a deity South India, late Vijayanagara period, 15th/16th century Standing in slight tribhangha and dressed in an ankle-length dhoti , adorned with various jewelry, the sacred thread and a garland

Lot #: 226

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A rare bronze figure of Shiva Nataraja

A rare bronze figure of Shiva Nataraja
SRI LANKA, POLONNARUVA, 11TH/12TH CENTURY
A rare bronze figure of Shiva Nataraja Sri Lanka, Polonnaruva, 11th/12th century Dancing on the prostrate dwarf on a lotus base over an incised waisted plinth, the left leg raised and his hands outstretched holding a

Lot #: 230

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$250,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A black stone stele of a crowned Tathagata

A black stone stele of a crowned Tathagata
NORTHEASTERN INDIA, PALA PERIOD, CIRCA 10TH CENTURY
A black stone stele of a crowned Tathagata Northeastern India, Pala period, circa 10th century Standing on a double-lotus base with his right hand in varadamudra and his left raised holding the folds of

Lot #: 231

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A black stone stele of Padmapani

A black stone stele of Padmapani
NORTHEASTERN INDIA, PALA PERIOD, 10TH CENTURY
A black stone stele of Padmapani Northeastern India, Pala period, 10th century Seated in lalitasana on a double-lotus base with his pendant foot resting on a separate lotus, his lower right hand in varadamudra and his

Lot #: 233

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A black stone stele of Buddha

A black stone stele of Buddha
NORTHEASTERN INDIA, PALA PERIOD, 10TH/11TH CENTURY
A black stone stele of Buddha Northeastern India, Pala period, 10th/11th century Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with his hands in bhumisparsamudra , clad in a sheer sanghati with the folds piled below the

Lot #: 234

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A large and important black stone stele of Buddha's descent ...

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

Lot #: 237

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A black stone stele of Ganesha

A black stone stele of Ganesha
NORTHEASTERN INDIA, PALA PERIOD, CIRCA 10TH CENTURY
A black stone stele of Ganesha Northeastern India, Pala period, circa 10th century Seated in lalitasana with his pendant foot resting on the rat, holding a mala , radish, axe and bowl of sweets in his four hands

Lot #: 238

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A buff sandstone stele of a bull-headed deity

A buff sandstone stele of a bull-headed deity
INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR MADHYA PRADESH, 11TH/12TH CENTURY
A buff sandstone stele of a bull-headed deity India, Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, 11th/12th century Seated in lalitasana on the coils of a serpent over a throne supported by offering vessels, holding

Lot #: 239

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A stone stupa base

A stone stupa base
NORTHEASTERN INDIA, PALA PERIOD, 11TH/12TH CENTURY
A stone stupa base Northeastern India, Pala period, 11th/12th century The base cylindrical in form with tiered and foliate bands and with four niches, each with Buddha seated on a double-lotus base with his hands in various mudras

Lot #: 241

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A brass bhuta mask of a boar

A brass bhuta mask of a boar
SOUTH INDIA, KARNATAKA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
A brass bhuta mask of a boar South India, Karnataka, 18th/19th century Very finely modeled with long snout, bared teeth and tusks, and bulging eyes, adorned with naga -hood earrings with an emerging elephant and man at left and

Lot #: 246

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A large brass ekamukhalinga

A large brass ekamukhalinga
INDIA, MAHARASHTRA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
A large brass ekamukhalinga India, Maharashtra, 18th/19th century Cylindrical in form surmounting the scaled coils of a naga , the face with mustache, eyes and urna in silver, flanked by broad ears and surmounted by a five-headed naga

Lot #: 247

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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Two brass masks of Hanuman and Parvati

Two brass masks of Hanuman and Parvati
INDIA, MAHARASHTRA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Two brass masks of Hanuman and Parvati India, Maharashtra, 18th/19th century Hanuman with broad mouth and nose, curving mustache, bulging eyes and forehead tilaka , adorned with various necklaces and wearing a rimmed and

Lot #: 248

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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A large brass lingam cover in the form of a Head

A large brass lingam cover in the form of a Head
INDIA, MAHARASHTRA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
A large brass lingam cover in the form of a Head India, Maharashtra, 18th/19th century Formed as a mustachioed head with straight nose and bulging eyes, the hair finely incised and tied in a bun, secured with a

Lot #: 249

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013

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Two brass lingam covers in the forms of heads

Two brass lingam covers in the forms of heads
INDIA, MAHARASHTRA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Two brass lingam covers in the forms of heads India, Maharashtra, 18th/19th century The first emerging from a tapered base, the face with pursed lips and bulging eyes flanked by broad ears pierced with makara

Lot #: 250

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 18 Sep 2013