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Lot 2136

A BRONZE FIGURE OF KRISHNA

Estimated Value:

800 € - 1.200 €

Result:

1.038 € incl. Premium and VAT

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