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LOT 0322

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GBP (£) 4,000 - 6,000
EUR (€) 4,700 - 7,040
USD ($) 5,220 - 7,830

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£2,250 (EUR 2,641; USD 2,936) (+bp*)

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South East Asian Shiva Statue

10th-13th century AD

A carved sandstone of Shiva in four-armed manifestation; the vertically pleated sampot secured by a broad waist-belt with decorative closure; the hair gathered tight to the head and surmounted by a band with figure of a deity sitting cross-legged; thickened lower legs to support the free-standing figure; mounted on a custom-made stand. 29.2 kg total, 1.08m with stand (42 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of an East Sussex gentleman; from his private collection formed between 1983 and 1990; formerly in a South East London collection formed in the 1970s; accompanied by Geologic Report TL005272 from Dr Ronald Bonewitz.