Sculpture - Bronze - A bronze sculpture of a 'kinnari' - Thailand - mid 20th century

Description
Sculpture - Bronze - A bronze sculpture of a 'kinnari' - Thailand - mid 20th century
Fair condition, see description - 31×9.5×12 cm

A Thai bronze sculpture, mid 20th century, ca 31 cm. high excluded wooden base, total height 40 cm., 9.5 cm. wide and 12 cm. deep.

Depicting a 'kinnari' (according to Hindu mythology a paradigmatic lover, a celestial musician, half-human and half-horse), standing in 'samabhanga', with raised tail, the legs and hoofs of a horse, flame-shaped energy eruptions to her shoulders and both sides of the head, wearing a crown with lotus bud-shaped finial, chest ornament and belt, her hands in 'anjalimudra', left shoulder eruption missing (see image #18), the forearms damaged (image #19).

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Material
Bronze
Period
Mid 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
Thailand
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
A bronze sculpture of a 'kinnari'
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
31×9.5×12 cm
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