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A BLACK STONE FIGURE OF UMA-MAHESHVARA, WESTERN INDIA, HARYANA, 12TH CENTURY

Estimate:

25,000

to
- 35,000 USD

OTHER PROPERTIES

A BLACK STONE FIGURE OF UMA-MAHESHVARA, WESTERN INDIA, HARYANA, 12TH CENTURY

A BLACK STONE FIGURE OF UMA-MAHESHVARA, WESTERN INDIA, HARYANA, 12TH CENTURY

Estimate:

25,000

to
- 35,000 USD

Lot sold:

25,200

USD

OTHER PROPERTIES

A BLACK STONE FIGURE OF UMA-MAHESHVARA

WESTERN INDIA, HARYANA, 12TH CENTURY


Height 17 ½ in. (44.5 cm)


Shiva seated in lalitasana embracing his consort, both seated atop Nandi on a stepped pedestal, surrounded by attendants and flanked by sons Kartrikeya and Ganesha

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Originally acquired from Josephine Rosenberg, founder of Vallin Galleries, Connecticut (1951-2013)

Private American Collection

Acquired privately from Peter Rosenberg (1933-2013)

Compare the stepped pedestal, straight rectangular pillars and domed apex of the shrine, the carved lotus and incised petals of the nimbus, the posture of the standing and seated attendants and the elongated fingers of the deities with a 12th century black stone stele of Varaha at Fathabad, Hissar District, Haryana, see John Guy, Indian Temple Sculpture, London, 2007, p. 155, cat. no. 174.