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A BRONZE FIGURE OF MOHINI, PALA PERIOD

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Lot details Bangladesh, 9th-10th century. Standing in samabhanga on a flat lotus base raised on a plinth from which issues a bovine head, her primary hands holding a pot containing Amirdham and a conch, the secondary arms of the enchantress resting on a chakra (wheel) and a gada (mace), her body richly adorned with beaded jewelry, her serene face with almond-shaped eyes and full lips, the hair tied in a tall chignon and the head surmounted by a crown, all framed by a throneback with foliate terminals and a richly carved mandorla topped by a kalasha. The front of the base incised with an illegible inscription. Provenance: Günther Heil Collection (1938-2014), Berlin, Germany, and thence by descent. Lempertz, Cologne, 9 December 2016, lot 547 (sold for EUR 5,208 or approx. EUR 6,500 adjusted for inflation at the time of writing). A private collection in Monaco, acquired from the above. Condition: Good condition with wear and casting flaws, minor losses, rubbing, small nicks and dents, minor warping. The bronze with a rich, naturally grown patina with malachite encrustations. Weight: 243.3 g Dimensions: Height 12.6 cm Literature comparison: Compare a closely related copper alloy figure of Vishnu, also dated to the 9th century, in the British Museum, museum number 2014,3025.1. Compare a closely related bronze figure of Vishnu, dated to the 8th-9th century, in the Art Institute Chicago, reference number 1985.1109. We will support it soon! Click 2k/4k to download videos first. Pro Subscription will automatically renew every month before you unsubscribe. Monthly $ 2.99 / month 1000+ embedded vimeo player sites supported Support video downloading in more resolutions e.g. 4k, 2k, 1080p, etc. Support for downloading private videos Support for extracting audio Support for downloading subtitles Unlimited downloads Get Click here to get other payment method Tip:Please refresh the page after the payment is successful What is the payment method you want? We will gradually support it PayPal Braintree Alipay SubmitBangladesh, 9th-10th century. Standing in samabhanga on a flat lotus base raised on a plinth from which issues a bovine head, her primary hands holding a pot containing Amirdham and a conch, the secondary arms of the enchantress resting on a chakra (wheel) and a gada (mace), her body richly adorned with beaded jewelry, her serene face with almond-shaped eyes and full lips, the hair tied in a tall chignon and the head surmounted by a crown, all framed by a throneback with foliate terminals and a richly carved mandorla topped by a kalasha. The front of the base incised with an illegible inscription. Provenance: Günther Heil Collection (1938-2014), Berlin, Germany, and thence by descent. Lempertz, Cologne, 9 December 2016, lot 547 (sold for EUR 5,208 or approx. EUR 6,500 adjusted for inflation at the time of writing). A private collection in Monaco, acquired from the above. Condition: Good condition with wear and casting flaws, minor losses, rubbing, small nicks and dents, minor warping. The bronze with a rich, naturally grown patina with malachite encrustations. Weight: 243.3 g Dimensions: Height 12.6 cm Literature comparison: Compare a closely related copper alloy figure of Vishnu, also dated to the 9th century, in the British Museum, museum number 2014,3025.1. Compare a closely related bronze figure of Vishnu, dated to the 8th-9th century, in the Art Institute Chicago, reference number 1985.1109. We will support it soon! Click 2k/4k to download videos first. Pro Subscription will automatically renew every month before you unsubscribe. Monthly $ 2.99 / month 1000+ embedded vimeo player sites supported Support video downloading in more resolutions e.g. 4k, 2k, 1080p, etc. Support for downloading private videos Support for extracting audio Support for downloading subtitles Unlimited downloads Get Click here to get other payment method Tip:Please refresh the page after the payment is successful What is the payment method you want? We will gradually support it PayPal Braintree Alipay Submit

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Lot details Bangladesh, 9th-10th century. Standing in samabhanga on a flat lotus base raised on a plinth from which issues a bovine head, her primary hands holding a pot containing Amirdham and a conch, the secondary arms of the enchantress resting on a chakra (wheel) and a gada (mace), her body richly adorned with beaded jewelry, her serene face with almond-shaped eyes and full lips, the hair tied in a tall chignon and the head surmounted by a crown, all framed by a throneback with foliate terminals and a richly carved mandorla topped by a kalasha. The front of the base incised with an illegible inscription. Provenance: Günther Heil Collection (1938-2014), Berlin, Germany, and thence by descent. Lempertz, Cologne, 9 December 2016, lot 547 (sold for EUR 5,208 or approx. EUR 6,500 adjusted for inflation at the time of writing). A private collection in Monaco, acquired from the above. Condition: Good condition with wear and casting flaws, minor losses, rubbing, small nicks and dents, minor warping. The bronze with a rich, naturally grown patina with malachite encrustations. Weight: 243.3 g Dimensions: Height 12.6 cm Literature comparison: Compare a closely related copper alloy figure of Vishnu, also dated to the 9th century, in the British Museum, museum number 2014,3025.1. Compare a closely related bronze figure of Vishnu, dated to the 8th-9th century, in the Art Institute Chicago, reference number 1985.1109. We will support it soon! Click 2k/4k to download videos first. Pro Subscription will automatically renew every month before you unsubscribe. Monthly $ 2.99 / month 1000+ embedded vimeo player sites supported Support video downloading in more resolutions e.g. 4k, 2k, 1080p, etc. Support for downloading private videos Support for extracting audio Support for downloading subtitles Unlimited downloads Get Click here to get other payment method Tip:Please refresh the page after the payment is successful What is the payment method you want? We will gradually support it PayPal Braintree Alipay SubmitBangladesh, 9th-10th century. Standing in samabhanga on a flat lotus base raised on a plinth from which issues a bovine head, her primary hands holding a pot containing Amirdham and a conch, the secondary arms of the enchantress resting on a chakra (wheel) and a gada (mace), her body richly adorned with beaded jewelry, her serene face with almond-shaped eyes and full lips, the hair tied in a tall chignon and the head surmounted by a crown, all framed by a throneback with foliate terminals and a richly carved mandorla topped by a kalasha. The front of the base incised with an illegible inscription. Provenance: Günther Heil Collection (1938-2014), Berlin, Germany, and thence by descent. Lempertz, Cologne, 9 December 2016, lot 547 (sold for EUR 5,208 or approx. EUR 6,500 adjusted for inflation at the time of writing). A private collection in Monaco, acquired from the above. Condition: Good condition with wear and casting flaws, minor losses, rubbing, small nicks and dents, minor warping. The bronze with a rich, naturally grown patina with malachite encrustations. Weight: 243.3 g Dimensions: Height 12.6 cm Literature comparison: Compare a closely related copper alloy figure of Vishnu, also dated to the 9th century, in the British Museum, museum number 2014,3025.1. Compare a closely related bronze figure of Vishnu, dated to the 8th-9th century, in the Art Institute Chicago, reference number 1985.1109. We will support it soon! Click 2k/4k to download videos first. Pro Subscription will automatically renew every month before you unsubscribe. Monthly $ 2.99 / month 1000+ embedded vimeo player sites supported Support video downloading in more resolutions e.g. 4k, 2k, 1080p, etc. Support for downloading private videos Support for extracting audio Support for downloading subtitles Unlimited downloads Get Click here to get other payment method Tip:Please refresh the page after the payment is successful What is the payment method you want? We will gradually support it PayPal Braintree Alipay Submit

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