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PRESENTING a STUNNING piece of Indian Antiquity from circa the 5th Century, namely, a 5th Century Indian Headless Bust Stone Carving of a Princess .
From Central India.
The piece was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s or Christies of New York Auction pre-2004. Sale Number 7281, Lot No. 465.
Sotheby’s and Christies operate a twice yearly auction of Southeast Asian Art & Antiquities in New York in the months of March and September.
The sculpture is a headless bust of a royal princess. Carved on the front only, with hands clasped in prayer. Flowing robes with 2 necklaces and a central pendant.
it sits on a wooden plinth and still retains the original Auction Label.
We have not yet located the catalog for this piece but will update our posting once we have the details.
It has substantially increased in value over the years as a RARE piece from a prestigious Collection and a RARE piece of Asian antiquity.
5th Century Indian Headless Bust Stone Carving of a Princess
5th Century Indian Headless Bust Stone Carving of a Princess.
Provenance: From a Private Dallas Southeastern Asian Collection. All pieces in the Collection were acquired by the collector at Christies or Sothebys Auction Houses in New York between 1999 and 2008.
Condition: Excellent original condition.
Dimensions: 9.75″ Tall, 11″ Wide and 5.5″ Deep