A bronze figure of Padmapani – earliest listed source, 1996

This bronze figure of (a manifestation of the god of compassion, Avalokiteshvara) Padmapani was “acquired from Spink [and] Son, Inc., London” on the 8th of February 1996. It has been linked with Himachal Pradesh in India due to “stylistic elements”, but other stylistically similar objects have been found in Kashmir.

Its auction estimate is $100,000-$150,000.

A bronze figure of Padmapani. The Lahiri Collection: Indian and Himalayan Art, Ancient and Modern, Lot 53, Sale 12255, Christie's, New York, USA, 15th March 2016.

A bronze figure of Padmapani. The Lahiri Collection: Indian and Himalayan Art, Ancient and Modern, Lot 53, Sale 12255, Christie’s, New York, USA, 15th March 2016.

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