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 17 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
Ganesh - 18th century

This is one of 12 miniatures from a manuscript of Hindu rituals and devotional tracts. The manuscript is written in the Sanskrit language, in Sarada script. It has 74 pages and was made in Kashmir during the 18th century.

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 16 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
Heramba Ganapati
Opaque watercolor and gold

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 16 Sep 2015 Sculpture
Four-armed Ganesha seated on two lions
9th?early 10th century
Pakistan (Northwest Frontier Province, probably Swat Valley)
Bronze with silver inlay

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 16 Sep 2015 Sculpture
Dancing Ganesha, c. 1000
Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Early 11th Century
Sandstone

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 13 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
Shiva in his ferocious aspect as Mahakala dancing
c. 1700-1710
India, Rajasthan, Mewar school

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 1 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
Rama on Horseback
India, Rajasthan, Raghugarh, 1750-1775
Watercolor
Opaque watercolor on paper

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 28 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Vishnu and Lakshmi Seated on a Lotus Blossom
Early 1900s
India, Pahari Hills, Kangra school
Ink and color on paper

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 28 Aug 2015 Sculpture
Seal Impression with Sri Lakshmi Lustrated by Elephants (Gaja-Lakshmi)
India, Bihar, Basarh

5th century
Seal impression
Ocher terracotta

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 8 Aug 2015 Sculpture
Goddess Kaumari
India, Madhya Pradesh or Rajasthan, 800-850 AD
Sculpture
Red sandstone

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 1 Aug 2015 Sculpture
Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir
8th century
Schist

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 1 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Shiva's Family on the March
India, Himachal Pradesh, Chamba, circa 1800
Watercolor
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

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 31 Jul 2015 Rare Paintings
Worship of Shiva, early 1700s
India, Rajasthan
Bikaner school, 18th century
Ink and color on paper

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 31 Jul 2015 Sculpture
Guru Stotram

A selection from 'Guru Gita' as given in Uttarakhand section of 'Skanda Purana' in the form of a dialogue between Shiva and Uma (Shakti).

Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu
Guru Devo Maheshwara
Guru Sakshat Param Brahma
Tasmai Shri Gurave Namah

Guru is Brahma, Guru is Vishnu, Guru is Lord Ma... Read More
 27 Jul 2015 Sculpture
Buddha Shakyamuni
India, Andhra Pradesh, late 3rd century
Sculpture
Limestone

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 27 Jul 2015 Sculpture
Gods and Animals in a Landscape, Fragment from a Scene of Buddha Shakyamuni's Sermon to Indra
Pakistan, Peshawar Division (?), Gandhara region, 2nd-early 3rd century
Sculpture
Gray schist with traces of paint

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 27 Jul 2015 Sculpture
Head of Buddha Shakyamuni
Devni Mori, 375-400
India, Gujarat
Sculpture
Terracotta

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 27 Jul 2015 Sculpture
Buddha Shakyamuni or the Jina Buddha Vairochana
Kashmir region, circa 725-750
India, Jammu and Kashmir
Sculpture
Brass inlaid with silver

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 16 Jun 2015 Rare Paintings
Vishnu as The Universal Form, watercolour on paper, early 19th century, Jaipur.

This striking painting shows the blue-skinned Hindu god Vishnu in his form as the Universal Form or Vishvarupa, which means 'all forms'. The small figures painted on his body refer to his role as encompassing all of ... Read More
 14 Jun 2015 Sculpture
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar, c. 1250
South India, late Chola Period (9th-13th Century)
Bronze

According to Hindu legend, the god Brahma granted King Hiranyakashipu a remarkable boon stipulating that the king could not be killed by man or beast, indoors or outdoors, on earth or... Read More
 27 May 2015 Rare Paintings
Muhammad Adil Shah of Bijapur and his African Prime Minister Ikhlas Khan
Bijapur 1650-1675
Watercolor
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; border: paper embossed with gold

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