A BRONZE FIGURE OF VISHNU
4.000 € - 6.000 €
Description:South-India, Nayak period, 18th c.
H. 31,5 cm
Standing in samabhanga on a lotus-base placed on a rectangular base, his principle hands in abhayamudra and originally resting on a club, both secondary ones with chakra and shankha, wearing dhoti secured around his middle with a belt, sashes falling down his legs, bejewelled, his face rubbed due to extensive worship, elongated earlobes with ear-ornaments and his head topped with the kiritamakuta.
From a North German private collection, assembled between the 1950s and 2007