Figure (1) - Gilt brass - India - 18th century

Description
Figure (1) - Gilt brass - India - 18th century
Good condition, see description - 10×5×7 cm

House altar sculpture of the bull "Nandi", the mount (“vahana”) of the Hindu god Shiva.

Nandi is always depicted at Shiva's feet or in the direction of a Shiva temple shrine and is worshipped during the daily puja.

Shiva is represented here by his phallic form (the 'linga') which is located in the 'yoni' (the female pelvis) (at the front of the sculpture)

(India, Maharashtra, 18th century)

Weight = 0.24 kg

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Figure
Material
Gilt brass
Period
18th century
Region/ Country of origin
India
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
10×5×7 cm
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