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Chinese Inlaid Bronze Shiva Parvati Statue B

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3.8 x 3.3 x 1.8 inches, Nepalese gilt bronze inlaid with turquoise, with collector ID card identifying sculpture as Nepal, early 19th century depicting Shiva and Parati in a yab yum ying yang love hate embrace incorporating third eye and mudras atop a lotus base.

Provenance: 1 of 5 Chinese and Southeast Asian bronzes offered individually in this sale from a New Jersey collection formed after WWII.

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Illustrations are additional disclosures and part of this Description and Condition Report.

Individual items, collections and estates wanted for upcoming Tampa St. Petersburg, Lake Worth Palm Beach FL, Las Vegas NV and upstate NY appraisal, auction and estate sale events. Family-run 2nd generation firm since 1957.

Condition

Estate find discovery condition, quite sound save for approximately 5 of 16 beads absent, bright gilt with contrasting darkened patina surface with a copper hued patina visible on the lower reverse and a warm bronze patina to vertical potion of base, underside seems to have a patinated likely copper plate with old plaster sealant. Vertical portion of base has various areas of patina wear.

Starting Bid

$400

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Chinese Inlaid Bronze Shiva Parvati Statue B

Estimate $800 - $1,200
13d
21h
25m
45s
$4000 bids
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