A BRONZE JAIN TIRTHANKARA SHRINE
1.200 € - 1.800 €
Description:North-West India, ca. 16th c.
H. 16 cm
Seated in vajrasana on a cushion placed on an elaborate throne cast with pair of lions and various attendants to the front, both hands resting in dhyanamudra on his lap, naked, his face displaying a serene expression with almond-shaped eyes, elongated earlobes, his hair combed in a chignon, flanked by attendants and a parasol above flanked by a pair of elephants, the reverse with inscription.
From an old German private collection, assembled prior to 1990
Traces of age, slightly chipped