A Large and Rare Indian Carved Ivory Figure of a Female Hindu Deity, Early 20th Century
18 1/4 x 5 x 2 1/2 in, 46.4 x 12.7 x 6.3 cm
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500 CAD
Sold for: $2,000
Private Collection, Toronto
Standing in tribhanga (the Indian term for contrapposto) on a double lotus base, and probably depicting Parvati, the wife of Shiva and the female Hindu deity of power, motherhood and harmony, the figure wearing an intricately patterned dhoti, a beaded belt, and ornate crown with matching folate designs, her left hand holding a sprig of lotus, the face pristine with a gentle smile. Wood base inlaid with bone.
Please note that this work is for domestic purchase only in Canada; Heffel will not ship this work internationally. Please be advised that this lot contains organic material that is protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
All prices are in Canadian Dollars
Although great care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information posted, errors and omissions may occur. All bids are subject to our
Terms and Conditions of Business. Bidders must ensure they have satisfied themselves with the
condition of the Lot prior to bidding. Condition reports are available upon request.