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Lot 2163

A BRONZE FIGURE OF VISHNU

Estimated Value:

500 € - 800 €

Result:

647 € incl. Premium and VAT

Description:

South-India, Nayak period, ca. 19th c,
H. 13,5 cm
Standing in samabhanga on a lotus base placed on a plinth, his principle right hand in varadamudra while the left originally resting on a club, the upper ones with chakra and shanka, wearing dhoti secured with a belt, mala, bejewelled his face displaying a serene expression with almond-shaped eyes below arched eyebrows, elongated earlobes with ear ornaments and his head set with the kiritamakuta
From a Franconian private collection, assembled between 1970 and 1995
Minor wear, corner of stand slightly bent