A SILVER INLAID BONZE SHRINE
900 € - 1.500 €
Description:West-India. probably dated 1631 AD
H. 17 cm
The shrine is cast with a Jain tirthankara figure seated in vajrasana on a cushion supported by a pair of lions placed on an elaborate throne, both hands in dhyanamudra, his chest with the srivatsa emblem, his face displaying a serene expression with almond-shaped eyes, parasol above, surrounded by various seated and standing tirthankaras and attendants, the reverse with lengthy inscription.
From a German private collection, acquired prior to 2007
Minor traces of age