A GILT COPPER FIGURE OF INDRA

Details

  • Title : A GILT COPPER FIGURE OF INDRA
  • Year : 15TH CENTURY
  • Classification : Sculpture
  • Medium : GILT COPPER
  • Dimension : Height 5 ¼ in. (13.5 cm)
  • Accession No : Lot 321
  • Country/ Geo-location : Nepal
  • Museum : Sotheby’s
  • Acquisition Method : PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
  • Status : LIVE AUCTION BEGINS: 22 September 2020 • New York
  • Estimate : 12,000 - 18,000 USD
  • Provenance : Private European Collection
  • Catalogue Note : Compare the posture, hand gestures, jewelry and flower design with a fifteenth century Nepalese gilt copper Indra formerly in the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection and now in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, see Pratapaditya Pal, Art of Nepal, Los Angeles, 1985, p. 119, cat. S42, illus. p. 50.