October 14, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 156
 

156

A carved stone figure of Ganesh 象神石雕
South Indian, 14th/15th century or earlier 印度南部 十四或十五世纪

The four-armed god depicted frontally, seated on a carved rounded seat with a rat to the front, the reverse with engraved decoration, later wood stand.

H: 8 1/2 in.

Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster; acquired prior to 1974.

Sold for $6,300
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500


 

The four-armed god depicted frontally, seated on a carved rounded seat with a rat to the front, the reverse with engraved decoration, later wood stand.

H: 8 1/2 in.

Property from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Giraud V. and Carolyn Foster; acquired prior to 1974.

NOTE: Compare the larger (32 in. high) figure of a seated Ganesh, dated to the 12th century, a gift from of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Manheim to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, see Pratapaditya Pal, "Indian Sculpture" vol. 2, p. 275, no. 146a.

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