11C Ambika Buff Sandstone Western India

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11C Ambika Buff Sandstone Western India

PRESENTING a Gorgeous piece of Indian Antiquity from the 11th Century, specifically, a stone sculpture, 11C Ambika Buff Sandstone Western India.

From Western India.

This piece has impeccable Provenance!

It was bought by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s New York Auction on 24th September 2004. Sale Variety 8008, Large amount No. 20.

Sotheby’s operate a two times yearly auction of Southeast Asian Art & Antiquities in New York in the months of March and September.

The sculpture was described as: “The panel carved in relief with the Goddess standing in a graceful posture at heart, balancing a child on her still left hip and holding a bunch of radishes in her correct hand, a further little one standing at her correct and a lion crouching at her left. Ambika is flanked by an elephant and lion on possibly aspect, just about every with lifted foreleg, established in recessed niches divided by pilasters.

13 by 26.75 in. (33 by 68 cm.)

11th/12th Century.

Home from an Upstate New York Selection.”

It carried an Auction estimate of USD 5,000 to USD 7,000 and sold for USD 5,400 (not like purchasers premium).

Letting for inflation alone, this would be above $10,750 in today’s worth. At major estimate, this would be more than $14,000 in today’s price.

The original Sotheby’s Ton No. Label is even now attached, as is the catalog label on the back again.

It has significantly greater in worth in excess of the a long time as a Unusual piece from a prestigious Collection and a Unusual piece of Asian antiquity.

Ambika is frequently the name of Adi Shakti or Shakti, consort of Parashivam. She has eight arms, holding multiple weapons. She is also identified as Bhagavati or Chandi. She is also considered Adi Shakti herself and Mother of the Universe as well as all beings which is also the this means of the name &#8220Ambika&#8221.she is the goddess in skanda purana and Devi Mahatmya(portion of the Markandeya Purana),who appeared from the overall body of Parvati and slayed the demons Shumbh and Nishumbh. She is also determined as Amba, Durga, Bhagavathi, Parvati, Bhavani,Ambe Maa,Sherawaali,Mata raani and so forth.

Manifestations and aspects of Ambika

In Srimad Devi Bhagavatham, Ambika is the lineal progenitor of all other goddesses. She is worshiped as a person with lots of varieties and names. Her kind or incarnation is dependent on her temper. For illustration:

  • Lakshmi is an facet of Ambika who is the strength or Shakti of Lord Vishnu and assists him in Preservation, she is also the Goddess Wealth and Prosperity
  • Saraswati is an aspect of Ambika who is the energy or Shakti of Lord Brahma and helps him in Generation, she is also the Goddess of Expertise and Knowledge
  • Sati is an element of Ambika who is the first wife of Lord Shiva, who immolated herself she is also acknowledged as Dakshayini
  • Bhadrakali is one particular of the fiercest sorts of Ambika who destroyed the yagna of Daksha Prajapati
  • Parvati is the gentle variety of Ambika, she is also known as Gauri and Uma she is the wife of Lord Shiva
  • Durga is a demon-fighting variety of Ambika, and some texts advise Ambika took the variety of Durga to eliminate the demon Durgamasur.
  • Kali is yet another ferocious form of Ambika, as the goddess of time and alter, with mythological origins in the deity Nirriti.
  • Chandi is the epithet of Durga, regarded to be the power of Ambika she is black in color and rides on a lion, slayer of the demon Mahishasura.
  • Ten Mahavidyas are the ten areas of Shakti. In tantra, all have worth and all are diverse aspects of Ambika.
  • 52 Shakti Peethas suggests all goddesses are expansions of the goddess Ambika.
  • Navadurga nine sorts of the goddess Ambika
  • Meenakshi, the goddess with eyes formed like a fish.
  • Kamakshi, goddess of really like and devotion.
  • Lalita, the playful Goddess of the Universe, she is a kind of the Devi Ambika.
  • Akhilandeshwari, identified in coastal locations of India, is the goddess affiliated with h2o
  • Annapurna is the illustration of all that is comprehensive and of meals.
  • Yogini The 64 yoginis are 64 sorts or aspects of Goddess Ambika.:


11C Ambika Buff Sandstone Western India.

Provenance: See Previously mentioned.

Affliction: Pretty fantastic original problem.

Dimensions: 28.25 inches huge, 6.5 inches deep and 15.5 inches tall.

Selling price: $22,000 &#8211 SALE Value NOW: $17,600