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Lot 1
MENAGERIE OF ANIMALS -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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MENAGERIE OF ANIMALS    
CHHATTISGARH/ODISHA
20TH CENTURY

a) Bronze
7 in (17.8 cm) wide

b) Bronze
7.25 in (18.4 cm) wide

c) Bronze
4.5 in (11.5 cm) wide

d) Bronze
4 in (10.2 cm) wide

e) Bronze
5.25 in (13.4 cm) wide

f) Bronze
5.75 in (15 cm) wide

g) Bronze
5 in (12.6 cm) wide ...

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Lot 2
WATER CARRIERS -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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WATER CARRIERS    
CHHATTISGARH/ODISHA
20TH CENTURY

a) Bronze
7 in (18.2 cm) high

b) Bronze
8.5 in (22.2 cm) high

c) Bronze
8.5 in (21.6 cm) high

d) Bronze
8 in (20.7 cm) high

e) Bronze
8 in (20.4 cm) high

(Set of five)

PROVENANCE
Property of an Important Collector

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Lot 3
MANDALA -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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MANDALA    
RAJASTHAN
20TH CENTURY

a) Natural pigment on paper
13.25 x 17 in (34 x 43.2 cm)

b) Natural pigment on paper
12 x 16.5 in (30.8 x 42.4 cm)

c) Natural pigment on paper
10 x 12.75 in (26 x 32.4 cm)

d) Natural pigment on paper
10.25 x 12.75 in ( 26.3 x 32.4 cm)

e) Natural pigment on paper
9.75 x 12.75...

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Lot 4
THREE MITHILA PAINTINGS -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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THREE MITHILA PAINTINGS    
BIHAR
20TH CENTURY

a) Shiva on bull
Signed and dated 'Rudhan Devi 19.11.85' (on the reverse)
Natural pigment on paper
21.75 x 29.75 in (55.5 x 75.6 cm)

b) Lion
Natural pigment on paper
22 x 30 in (55.9 x 76.6 cm)

c) Kali
Natural pigment on paper
19.75 x 29.5 in (50.4 x 75.4 cm)

(Set of three) ...

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Lot 5
FOUR SANTHAL PAINTINGS -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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FOUR SANTHAL PAINTINGS    
BIHAR/WEST BENGAL
20TH CENTURY

a) Natural pigment on paper
15 x 6 in (38.2 x 15.4 cm)

b) Natural pigment on paper
15 x 6 in (38.3 x 15.6 cm)

c) Natural pigment on paper
12.5 x 7.75 in (31.8 x 19.8 cm)

d) Natural pigment on paper
12.5 x 7.75 in (32.2 x 19.7 cm)

(Set of four)

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Lot 6
MOOSHIKA VAHANA -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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MOOSHIKA VAHANA    
TAMIL NADU
19TH CENTURY
Enamel paint on wood
59.75 x 69 in (152 x 175.2 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

This larger than life mythical animal has the head and tail of a rat and the hooves of a cow. He is likely to be the vahana of Ganesha

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Lot 7
LION VAHANA -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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LION VAHANA    
TAMIL NADU
20TH CENTURY
Silver sheet on wood
8.5 in (22 cm) high

The Lion is the vahana of the goddess Durga. Small-scale figures such as these were part of home shrines.

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Lot 8
PAIR OF MAKARA PALANQUIN FINIALS -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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PAIR OF MAKARA PALANQUIN FINIALS    
KARNATAKA
18/19TH CENTURY
a) Brass
10.5 in (26.1 cm) wide

b) Brass
8.75 in (22.4 cm) wide

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

Finials on ends of palanquin poles were used to ward off evil.

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Lot 9
DURGA -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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DURGA    
MAHARASHTRA
20TH CENTURY
Polychromy on wood
24.25 in (61.6 cm) high

This four-armed figure of Durga stands in a straddling position. Her countenance is gentle, unlike the typical classical sculptures of Durga where she exudes power and authority.

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Lot 10
PILICHAMUNDI SEATED ON TIGER -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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PILICHAMUNDI SEATED ON TIGER    
KARNATAKA/KERALA
19TH CENTURY
Bronze
10 in (25.6 cm) high

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

PROVENANCE
Property of an Important Collector, South India

Pilichamundi, a Bhuta deity, is seated on a tiger, encircled by Theyyam paraphernalia.

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Lot 11
PLOUGHMEN WITH BULLOCKS -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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PLOUGHMEN WITH BULLOCKS    
KARNATAKA/KERALA
19TH CENTURY
Brass
11 in (27.9 cm) wide

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

PROVENANCE
Property of an Important Collector, South India

The Bhuta tradition often depicted the close relationship between a farmer and his livestock in agrarian societies.

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Lot 12
PHAD OF DEVNARAYAN OR PABUJI -    - Living Traditions: Folk & Tribal Art
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PHAD OF DEVNARAYAN OR PABUJI    
RAJASTHAN
20TH CENTURY
Natural pigment on cloth
60 x 310 in (154.5 x 787 cm)

PROVENANCE
Property of an Esteemed Collector, Mumbai

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