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    An Indian Sandstone Female Deity Temple Element, Rajasthan-Madhya Pradesh, India, 10th-11th century
    37 x 11 x 11 inches (94.0 x 27.9 x 27.9 cm)

    The present figure represents a Hindu goddess who cannot be identified for her lack of hand implements and attendants. Her elaborate ornamentation and the sacred cord that lays between her breasts, however, identify her as a divinity. The sensuous curves of this female figure match the fluidity of those found at tenth-eleventh-century Hindu complexes such as the famous site of Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh.

    Property from the Collection of Eric Wesenberg, California

    Condition Report*: In original condition as removed from a temple façade.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2021
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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