A BRONZE FIGURE OF VISHNU
800 € - 1.200 €
Description:North-India, ca. 18th c.
H. 30,5 cm
Standing in samabhanga on a small square base, his principle hands holding lotus-flower and shankha, both upper ones with club and chakra, naked apart from a loincloth draped around his middle, his face displaying a serene expression with almond-shaped eyes below arched eyebrows running into the nose-bridge, elongated earlobes and his hair combed in a small chignon.
From a German private collection, acquired prior to 1990
Minor wear, one chip to stand and one tiny chip to one finger