Lot 3: A Nepalese Brown Schist Stele of Agastya, circa 16th Century, seated on a large kalasa with flowering stems spilling out on the sides, his legs crossed at the ankles and secured in place by a yogapatta, his face with finely incised spade-shaped

Swann Auction Galleries

September 19, 1996, 10:15 AM EST
New York, NY, US
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Description: A Nepalese Brown Schist Stele of Agastya, circa 16th Century, seated on a large kalasa with flowering stems spilling out on the sides, his legs crossed at the ankles and secured in place by a yogapatta, his face with finely incised spade-shaped beard, and wearing beaded jewelry and a loincloth, three of his four hands holding a rosary, trident, and pouch, his primary right hand in vitarka mudra. Height 10.3/4in. 27.3 cm.
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Swann Auction Galleries
September 19, 1996, 10:15 AM EST

New York, NY, US