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Auction: Indian and Southeast Asian Art
was auctioned on: 18 September 2013
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A large and important bronze figure of Parvati

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Estimate: US$800,000 - US$1,200,000
Price realised:  US$963,750
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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 patterned dhoti with the end swinging between her legs, a beaded belt with looped tassels, adorned with multiple necklaces, armbands and a suvarnavaikakshaka that encircles her torso, her hair bound by a low crown centered with a matching foliate motif on her upper arm bands, with locks covering the back of her neck and a few adorned by lotus buds draped across her shoulders, her face with a gentle smile 33 1/8 in. (84.2 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Indian and Southeast Asian Art
Date of the auction: 18 Sep 2013
Address: Christie's
18 September 2013, New York, Rockefeller Center