Lot 2141. Sechsaramige Durga as the Conqueror of the Buffalo demon Mahisha

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Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2141Sechsaramige Durga as the Conqueror of the Buffalo demon Mahisha
Indonesia. East-Java. Majapahit Empire. Probably 14./15. Century

Iron-containing, red pottery with a brownish Patina. This demonic Form of Parvati is represented in art Java. The illustrated Moment
shows the wounded Buffalo with the demon, leaving him by the ear. It has the
Buffalo on the tail taken, and the demon by the hair. Height 33cm. On a Pedestal is mounted. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
-Estate Of Dr. Günther Börsch, Cologne, Germany. In 1982, purchased from A. Vecht, Amsterdam.

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