A BRONZE FIGURE OF VISHNU
2.500 € - 3.500 €
Description:South-India, Vijayanagar period, ca.17th c.
H. 17 cm
Standing in samabhanga on a lotus base placed on a pedestal, his principle right hand showing the abhayamudra while the left is resting on a club, both secondary hands holding chakra and shankha, wearing dhoti secured with a belt, bejewelled, his face displaying a serene expression with almond-shaped eyes below arched eyebrows, elongated earlobes with ear ornaments and his hair set in the kiritamakuta
From a Franconian private collection, assembled between 1970 and 1995
Minor wear, only few tiny chips