A Jain silver inlaid brass shrine
Lot 209
A Jain silver- and copper-inlaid brass Shrine Western India, 15th/16th Century
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,300 - 3,100

Lot Details
A Jain silver- and copper-inlaid brass Shrine
Western India, 15th/16th Century
depicting a Jain tirthankara, seated in meditation on a throne supported by two addorsed lions and surrounded by further jina and attendants below a pair of elephants supporting a canopy to the front of an arched throneback, the finely-cast openwork with occasional silver and copper inlay, the back engraved with an inscription and date in nagari
16.5 cm high
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