Lot 47: Important 4th C. Indian Marble Statue of Vishnu

Artemis Gallery

October 27, 2016
Louisville, CO, US

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Description: India / Pakistan / Afghanistan, Hindu Shahi (Shahiya) Dynasties, ca. 4th to 7th century CE. Incredible sculpture in cream/off-white colored marble depicting Vishnu standing with legs slightly apart, nude from the waist up, holding a chakra in one hand, conch-shell trumpet in the other, his head flanked by avatars of a lion and boar, ornate crown upon his head and radiate crown behind. An incredibly fine and beautiful example! Custom base. Size: 22" H (55.9 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Private New Jersey collection

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Condition Report: Losses as shown else quite excellent
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