Lot 2188. Impressive large figure of the mother goddess Parvati

Starting price:€ 5 000
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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ID 19227
Lot 2188Impressive large figure of the mother goddess Parvati
India. Probably the 19. Century or earlier.

Bronze with remains of gilding. In an elegant tribhanga standing on a Lotus pedestal. A thin dhoti is located in
wavy folds close to your legs. Your hips are numerous belts
adorned with hanging chains to the thigh. Their highly plugged-in,
conical hairstyle is adorned with jewels, as well as arms and feet. The youthful body
the lady is shown with sensual shapes, her face is cut. Weight 19,76 kg, height 75cm. Condition A/B.
provenance:
-collection of Dr. Wolfgang Schumann, Indologist, and author of numerous books on the topic of Buddhism and India. Lived since 1960 in India, 1988-93, German Consul General in Bombay. In the year 2000, was awarded the Rabindranath Tagore culture prize for literature

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