Revere Auctions
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The Arts of Asia, India, & the Middle East

Tue, Jul 18, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 121

7 Indian Bronze Chains, Sculptures, & Vessels

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Group of seven Indian bronze objects including four large chains attached to a wooden seat. The chains are in the form of birds, elephants, dragons, and lotus flowers. With a metal stylized Ganesh sculpture, similar to works by Suresh Waghmare, and two vessels with spoons. One vessel with the spoon attached to it with a chain. With the accompanying hardware.

Provenance: From the collection of Frederick and Catherine Asher, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Frederick M. Asher and Catherine E. Asher were prominent scholars in the field of Art History. Both dedicated their lives to the education of students, teaching for many years as professors at the University of Minnesota. They both had a passion for South Asian art, traveling extensively throughout India, Asia, and the Middle East. Selections from their travels and careers as avid art historians are offered in this auction. Their collection includes Indian jewelry, Japanese woodblock prints, an incredible slide collection, and much more.

Chains, each (approx.); 60 in x diameter: 6 in. Elephant figure; 19 1/2 in x width: 13 in x depth: 7 in. Vessel w/ attached spoon; height: 2 1/2 in x width: 8 in x depth: 2 in. Round cup; height: 2 in x diameter: 2 3/4 in. Spoon; length: 6 in. Board; length: 53 1/2 in x width: 21 in x depth: 1 1/2 in. Gross weight of all bronze objects: approx. 80 lbs. Weight of board: 44 lbs.


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