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Lot 0073
A SILVER AND COPPER INLAID JAIN BRASS SHRINE WITH MAHAVIRA, 15th – 16th CENTURY

Brass with copper and silver inlays
India, 15th – 16th century


Mahavira is seated in lotus posture on a throne supported by two addorsed lions, surrounded by further Tirthankara and attendants, the pierced and arched throneback with elephants flanking a round canopy. The altar is finely executed in openwork and inlaid with silver at the eyes of MAravira and few other places it is also inscribed on the reverse.

Shape: Sculptural shrine
Weight: 641 grams
Dimensions: Height 15 cm, width 10 cm
Condition: good condition with appealing patina and some dents as well as casting imperfections – mainly to bottom rim
Provenance: from a German private collection

Auction result comparison: Christie’s, Indian and Southeast Asian Art, New York, 27 March 2003, lot 58 (for a related silver inlaid brass shrine, somewhat larger and dating to 1606).

印度耆那教黃銅鑲銀大雄尊者佛龕,十五至十六世紀
黃銅,錯銅錯銀
印度,十五至十六世紀

造型:造像佛龕
重量:641 克
尺寸:高 15 厘米,寬 10 厘米
品相:良好,有銅綠,主要在邊緣部分有一些凹陷和鑄造缺陷
來源:德國私人收藏

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A JAIN BRASS SHRINE WITH MAHAVIRA, 15 -16c.

Estimate €250 - €500Dec 8, 2018