Lot 2143. Great, unusual Nandi-bull

Starting price:€ 12 000
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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ID 19182
Lot 2143Great, unusual Nandi-bull
North India, Bihar. 18./19. Century

dark gray chlorite, some with repaired cracks. The stylized, on a base plate lying on the animal is covered with a Hindu
symbols, and erotic representations in Relief, including a snake, a Shiwa
Lingam-a Symbol wrapped in a hermaphroditic figure in front of the bull. In different
clear signs of prolonged ritual use. Length 70cm, height 49.5 cm, width 25cm. Condition B.
provenance:
-collection of Detlef roses, Düsseldorf.

Info Detlef roses Collection

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