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Saturday, November 17, 2018


Exhibition Private - Europe & Africa
Asian Art in London

An Important Group of Sculptures from India, China and Southeast Asia

Jonathan Tucker Antonia Tozer Asian Art
37 Bury Street, St James’s ,
London, United Kingdom
Nov 01, 2018 To Nov 23, 2018


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Saturday, 3 November 10.00 - 17.00
Sunday, 4 November 11.00 - 21.00
Saturday, 10 November closed

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4 BRONZE GROUP OF THREE SAPTAMATRIKAS  (‘SEVEN DIVINE MOTHERS’) WITH KUBERA AND GANESHA
4 BRONZE GROUP OF THREE SAPTAMATRIKAS (‘SEVEN DIVINE MOTHERS’) WITH KUBERA AND GANESHA
NORTHEAST INDIA, PROBABLY BIHAR
PALA PERIOD, 11TH CENTURY
H. 11.5 CMS, 4 ½ INS; W. 19 CMS, 7 ½ INS

A rare and important bronze group with (from left to right) a diminutive Ganesha, Kubera, Vaisnavi, Kumari and Brahmani (with an infant); the reverse with a dedicatory inscription.

For a closely related example in the British Museum see fig. 63 in Susan L. Huntington, The Pala-Sena Schools of Sculpture, Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1984. The Victoria and Albert Museum also has an example- see: http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O64460/sculpture-figure-group-unknown

Provenance: Private collection, UK. Ex-Adrian Maynard Ltd, London

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