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    An Indian Carved Sandstone Figure of Vyala Trampling an Elephant, Madya Pradesh, 10th-11th Century
    26 x 8-3/4 x 5 inches (66.0 x 22.2 x 12.7 cm)

    A denizen of the atmosphere tramples a crouched elephant in this deep sandstone carving. This composite celestial creature's dominance over the earthly elephant symbolizes the triumph of spirit over worldly things. The material and style point to the origins of this popular Indian motif.

    Property from the Collection of Eric Wesenberg, California


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

    Condition Report*: In original condition as removed from façade, with some scattered surface abrasions and discoloration as commensurate with age and handling. Scattered losses to two limbs of Vyala.
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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    September
    22nd Wednesday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    September
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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    6 Days 3h 57m 30s
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 78001-78395) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Wednesday, September 22, 2021.
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