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17th-18thth Century Indian Lakshmi / Devi Sandstone

Lot 0152 Details

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Ca.17th-18th century antique sandstone Indian style Lakshmi, devi or Goddess head.
Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity (both material and spiritual), light, wisdom, fortune, fertility, generosity and courage. The embodiment of beauty, grace and charm. Also called Mahalakshmi, she is said to bring good luck, and is believed to protect her devotees from all kinds of misery and money-related sorrows.
The azure patina and details of this piece are particularly appealing. The head has been mounted on wood plinth (later).
Provenance: Ex- private UK Collection, acquired before 1975.


Please contact us for high resolution images of the piece.

Provenance :Private UK Collection

Dimensions: 35cm / 13.75".

Material: Sandstone
Condition
Good condition.
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17th-18thth Century Indian Lakshmi / Devi Sandstone

Estimate £800 - £1,500
Oct 11, 2017
Starting Price £50
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0152: 17th-18thth Century Indian Lakshmi / Devi Sandstone

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Est. £800 - £1,500Starting Price £50
Asian Antiques & Fine Art Auction-Autumn 2017
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 10:00 AM
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Lot 0152 Details

Description
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Ca.17th-18th century antique sandstone Indian style Lakshmi, devi or Goddess head.
Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity (both material and spiritual), light, wisdom, fortune, fertility, generosity and courage. The embodiment of beauty, grace and charm. Also called Mahalakshmi, she is said to bring good luck, and is believed to protect her devotees from all kinds of misery and money-related sorrows.
The azure patina and details of this piece are particularly appealing. The head has been mounted on wood plinth (later).
Provenance: Ex- private UK Collection, acquired before 1975.


Please contact us for high resolution images of the piece.

Provenance :Private UK Collection

Dimensions: 35cm / 13.75".

Material: Sandstone
Condition
...
Good condition.

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