Property from Another Owner
A polychrome painted wood figure of a devadasi
South India, 18th/19th century
The architectural fragment depicting in high relief and deep undercutting a 'slave of the god,' dressed in elaborate coiffure and deeply undercut necklace, one of the professional cast of female servants attached to Hindu temples; now mounted to a replacement base (losses, weathering).
41 3/4in (106cm) overall height