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Lot details

Nepal. Standing on a circular disk over an openworked lotus base, the four-armed figure holding a disk and bud in the upper hands, mace and conch in the lower. Wearing an ankle-length dhoti and billowing sash, a floral necklace, belt, and pendant earrings, the face with a third eye crowned by an elaborate tiara and headdress.

Provenance: Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Germany, 10/11 June 1983, lot 837. Dr. Hans Heumann (1919-2013), acquired from the above and thence by descent within the same family to the present owner. A copy of the original stamped and signed invoice, dated 10/11 June 1983 and stating a purchase price of DM 1,224.75, accompanies this lot.
Condition: Good condition with old wear and casting irregularities, some small nicks and dents, fine naturally grown patina.

Weight: 500.1 g
Dimensions: Height 16.5 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare a closely related but slightly smaller (13.3 cm high) gilt bronze figure of Vishnu, dated c. 17th century, at Christie’s New York in Indian and Southeast Asian Art on 22 March 2011, lot 287, sold for USD 3,500.


來源:德國科隆 Lempertz藝廊,1983年6月10-11日,lot 837。Dr. Hans Heumann (1919-2013) 購於上述收藏并保存在同一家族至今直到現任藏家。隨附一份當年的購買單據複印件,可見日期和印章及簽名以及價格1,224.75馬克。
品相: 品相良好,有舊磨損和鑄造不規則,一些小刻痕和凹痕,自然生長的細膩包漿。

重量:500.1 克
尺寸:高16.5 厘米

拍賣結果比較:一件相近但稍小 (高13.3 厘米)的毗溼奴銅鎏金像,約十七世紀于 紐約佳士得 Indian and Southeast Asian Art 2011年3月22日 lot 287, 售價USD 3,500。


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