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Lot 0040
Bronze, modeled
India, 18th/19th century
Relief with the depiction of god Shiva with a fire wheel and other typical iconographic elements
Detailed design
Dimensions: 24.7 x 20 cm
Good condition


Shiva is one of the most important gods of Hinduism and can be literally described as ‘the auspicious’. He is often depicted with his bull Nandi, his wife Parvati or with his sons Ganesha and Skanda. The unity of the deities Shiva, Parvati and Ganesha are considered as divine family. Shiva embodies the creation and the new beginning, the preservation as well as the destruction and is known under various names.


The relief is in a good condition with slight signs of age and wear consisting of minor surface abrasion in places. The dimensions are 24.7 x 20 cm. (nlu)

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Bronze Relief with Depiction of Shiva, India, 18th/19th

Estimate €340 - €442Sep 19, 2016