A BRONZE GROUP OF SHIVA AND UMA
800 € - 1.200 €
Description:South-India, Nayak period, ca. 19th c.
H. 22,5/26 cm
Shiva is standing in samabhanga on a lotus base placed on a plinth, his principle hands in abhayamudra and varadamudra, both secondary ones holding trishula and deer, wearing dhoti, bejewelled, his face displaying a serene expression and his hairdo set in the jatamakuta and Uma similarly cast, her right hand holding the lotus while the left is stretched along her body and her face is displaying a serene expression.
From a Franconian private collection, assembled between 1970 and 1995
Minor wear, partly only few tiny chips