A BRONZE FIGURE OF DURGA
800 € - 1.200 €
Description:North-India, 19th c.
H. 18/21 cm
Seated on her lion, his front paws placed on a the defeated buffalo demon reclining on the pedestal, her principle hands holding trident and pulling at the hairs of the demon figure, the other six arms radiating around her body, wearing sari, bejewelled, her face displaying a severe expression with almond-shaped eyes, elongated earlobes with ear ornaments and her hair combed in a high chignon.
From a Franconian private collection, assembled between 1970 and 1995
Minim. berieben, Holzstand