A BRONZE FIGURE OF KRISHNA
800 € - 1.200 €
Description:South-India, ca. 1900
H. 25,5 cm
Represented in dancing posture on a plinth placed in a tiered pedestal with the principle hands originally holding the flute, the secondary ones with chakra and shankha, wearing dhoti, bejewelled, his face displaying a serene expression with almond-shaped eyes below arched eyebrows, kiritamakuta, and a separate cast elaborate flaming mandorla behind topped with a lion-mask.
From a Franconian private collection, assembled between 1970 and 1995
Minor wear, partly only few tiny chips