THE DEITY IS INDRA ON ELEPHANT

Starting price:€ 2 500
Auction date:28.04.2017   14:00
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Lot 36THE DEITY IS INDRA ON ELEPHANT
THE DEITY IS INDRA ON ELEPHANT
Bronze with fire gilding
Nepal
17. to 18. Century.
HEIGHT 15.8 CM
A particularly interesting and rare bronze sculpture in completely original condition. Indra, originally a storm deity, was later appointed as the king of the gods. He is depicted in this Bronze vierarmig and carries the attributes of barbed floor Ankusha, Lotus (?), Vajra = thunderbolt, and magic bow Vijaya. He stands in the lunge on a on a Lotus base, half-lying elephant, and wears a tiara, jewelry and a flaming Nimbus. The horizontal third eye is for Indra is indicative. Age - smoke and patina, mostly well-preserved fire gilding.

Expertise: Wolfmar Zacken
From an old German collection
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