2022/​135 An arch shaped schist stele relief carved with Vishnu. India. Pala period, 12th century. H. 73 cm.

Description

An arch shaped schist stele relief carved with Vishnu standing in sampada with gadha (mace), chakra and lotus bud in his hands, crowned head and wearing a dhoti adorned with jewelry and draped with floral garland, flanked by male and female deities. India. Pala period, 12th century. H. 73 cm.

Provenance: Private German collection. The stele was damaged under a bombing raid during World War II.

Condition

Wear, many cracks, chips, one head loose, repair (NB. kun undersøgt forfra)

Auction

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Estimate

20,000–30,000 kr.

Price realised

Not sold