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    Description

    An Indian Gouache Folio Illustration Depicting Chinnamasta, late 18th-early 19th century
    7-3/8 inches high x 7-3/8 inches wide (18.7 x 18.7 cm) (work)
    14-3/4 inches high x 14-3/4 inches wide (framed)

    The folio page depicting the self-decapitated nude goddess, seated atop a divine copulating couple, holding her own severed head in one hand and a sword in the other, three jets of blood spurting from neck caught in dishes and drunk by her severed head and two attendants.


    Condition Report*: Some wear to margins, in good condition. Framed under glass. Not examined outside of frame.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    29th-30th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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