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Monday, September 27, 2021


Auctions - USA & Canada

Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art

Sotheby's
1334 York Avenue,
New York, USA
Sep 20, 2021


Detail: Sotheby's proudly presents Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art, a live auction taking place in New York on 20 September at 11:00 AM EDT. The small but jewel-like collection of works features magnificent examples of Himalayan sculpture led by an important central Tibetan figure of Manjushri dating to the 12th/13th Century from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Collection, along with a superb Gandharan Bodhisattva together with fine examples of Southeast Asian sculpture from the MacLean Collection. Other highlights of the sale include a rare 14th Century triad of Vishnu with Sridevi and Bhudevi from South India, a 15th Century Tibetan Mahakala thangka on blue silk, a 13th/14th Century Nepalese gilt-copper sculpture of Mahalakshmi, and a set of eighty-eight Jain manuscript pages. These masterpieces will join other treasures of sculpture and painting from the Himalayas, South and Southeast Asia.

Phone No.: +1 212 606 7000
Site URL: https://www.sothebys.com/en/digital-catalogues/indian-himalayan-southeast-asian-works-of-art-1

A Gilt Copper Alloy Figure of Vajrabhairava
A Gilt Copper Alloy Figure of Vajrabhairava
Tibeto-Chinese
18th Century
Height 9½ in. (24.1 cm)

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