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LOT 0468

Estimate
GBP (£) 8,000 - 10,000
EUR (€) 9,170 - 11,460
USD ($) 10,330 - 12,910

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£7,200 (EUR 8,252; USD 9,297) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Massive Indo-Gangetic Anthropomorphic Copper Idol

Uttar Pradesh, Northern India, mid-2nd millennium BC

A very large flat-section copper figure with curled arms, spread legs, lobed head; mounted on a custom-made stand. 7.75 kg, 55.5cm including stand (22"). Very fine condition. The largest idol of this type we have ever seen.

Provenance
From a Belgium private art collection, acquired 1969.

Literature
See Yule, P. The Bronze Age Metalwork of India, Prähistorische Bronzefunde XX, München, 1985, pl.II, no.239 for discussion.


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The May Fair Hotel London
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