Devotional plaque Brass Tamil Nadu 17th/18th century
Lot 1036
A brass devotional plaque Tamil Nadu, 17th/18th century
Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Property from the Paul F. Walter Collection
A brass devotional plaque
Tamil Nadu, 17th/18th century
The panel is in the form of a cusped niche divided into five registers. At the top, Shiva Nataraja is flanked by Vishnu and Brahma. Below, Shiva is enthroned with two female attendants and a dancing Ganesha. The central register has a central disc attended by a two deer-like animals and a figure holding a staff. The lower two registers show scenes of artists making sculptures.
11 x 5 in. (27.9 x 12.7 cm.)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired from Temple Arts, New York, 1987.
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