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Himalayan Art Online / PANNEAU DE UMAMAHESHAVARA EN ALLIAGE DE CUIVRE DORE REPOUSSE NEPAL, XVI/XVIIE SIECLE

Lot 6
PANNEAU DE UMAMAHESHAVARA EN ALLIAGE DE CUIVRE DORE REPOUSSE
NEPAL, XVI/XVIIE SIECLE
1 – 10 June 2021, 12:00 CEST
Paris

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PANNEAU DE UMAMAHESHAVARA EN ALLIAGE DE CUIVRE DORE REPOUSSE

NEPAL, XVI/XVIIE SIECLE
Himalayan Art Resources item no.4419
17 cm (6 3/4 in.) high

Footnotes

A GILT COPPER ALLOY REPOUSSÉ PANEL OF UMAMAHESHAVARA
NEPAL, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

The plaque depicts the Hindu god Shiva and the source of his power (shakti), Uma, together in blissful marital harmony. Another plaque of the same subject, scale, and style was formerly in The Virginia House Museum, Richmond, and offered by Christie's, New York, 11 September 2019, lot 369. Stylistically, these plaques stem from the Late Malla period (1482–1768 CE), displaying a comparable treatment of their flaming aureole to a 16th-/17th-century repoussé sculpture of Lokeshvara in the Rubin Museum of Art, New York (C2003.46.2; HAR 65289).

Provenance
Private European Collection assembled in the 1960s and 1970s

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