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Current bid: $1,600 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

823229 27-Apr-2022 10:05:19 PM $1,600

25158 23-Apr-2022 02:17:01 PM $1,500

The bidding history list updated on: Sunday, March 03, 2024 04:12:57

LOT 109


A Large and Rare Indian Carved Ivory Figure of a Female Hindu Deity, Early 20th Century
ivory sculpture
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

Preview at:

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

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