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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1492 item #1327986
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$350.00
15/16th century small Indian bronze votive sculpture of the Vaishnava saint Vedanta Desika (1269-1370), writer and philosopher, and one of the greatest successors of Ramanuja. Cast in Southern India, Vijayanagar period, 15/16th century. Delicate casting (see the detailing of face and his right hand in vitarka mudra), characteristic hat with spiral arrangement on the back, beautiful patina. Height 1 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1327985
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$250.00
Rather rare 18th century Indian bronze votive sculpture of Shatrughna with his raised right hand holding a flywhisk. Rare icon. Shatrughna was half-brother of Rama (they shared Dasharatha as father), and thus also inherited Vishnu’s divinity. Excellent casting and detailing, great patina, beautifully worn on the face as to be expected on a 200 year old devotional piece. Height 3 1/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1327984
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
19th century Indian bronze votive sculpture of Garuda standing on one knee and holding his hands in front of him in praying attitude (anjali mudra indicating total devotion). Garuda, being the mount of Vishnu, is regarded as representing essential qualities of the deity in animal form, and was worshipped as deity itself. He is present in both Hindu and Buddhist tradition, and usually has a body of a human, with a beak of a crow and wings...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1327983
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
Late 18th to early 19c century votive Indian bronze sculpture of Balakrishna (dancing baby Krishna) with the right leg raised, holding a butter ball in his right hand, and his left arm outstretched. It is rather unusual to see this image without a snake support for its right foot. Excellent casting and detailing - see his jewelry and face. Great dynamic posture, wonderful patina overall. Height 2 3/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1327982
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
19th century Indian bronze votive sculpture of Vishnu sitting with one leg pendant on a high base and holding Lakshmi on his left knee (usual name for this grouping is Lakshmi-Narayana). His right hand is in abhaya (absence of fear) mudra, while Lakshmi is holding lotus flower in her left hand. Very good casting and detailing, great dark patina, nicely worn on the front. Nailed to a wooden base (can be separated from the base by pulling 2 nails)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1327981
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
Late 18th to early 19c century Indian bronze votive sculpture depicting Lord Vishnu with characteristic sun disc and conch shell held in his upper hands. Vishnu is the preserver of the universe and the embodiment of truth, goodness and mercy. Cast in Karnataka state, very crisp casting and great detailing, beautiful dark brown patina. Height 2 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1327980
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
19c Indian bronze votive statue of Krishna crawling holding in his hand a butter ball, which he stole from a storage in his house. Pleasantly chunky and heavy excellent piece, highly detailed, superb depiction of his rich jewelry. Beautiful wear to the areas that were touched during worship, very nice feel of age. Height 2 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1327979
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$175.00
18th century Indian bronze votive sculpture depicting Lord Vishnu with characteristic sun disc and conch shell held in his upper hands. Vishnu is the preserver of the universe and the embodiment of truth, goodness and mercy. Cast in Karnataka state, very crisp casting and great detailing, beautiful dark brown patina. Appropriate wear on the face as to be expected on a more than 200 year old devotional piece. Height 1 15/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1327978
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
Late 18th to early 19th century Indian bronze votive sculpture of Ganesha sitting on a base, cast in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Ganesha is the remover of obstacles, and thus is invoked before any new undertaking. He bestows good luck on his worshippers, and is invoked in marriage ceremonies and in some forms of Tantric worship. Very good casting, beautiful warm patina, overall in very good condition for a votive piece...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1327977
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
Late 18th to early 19c century votive Indian bronze sculpture of Balakrishna (dancing baby Krishna) with the right leg raised, holding a butter ball in his right hand, and his left arm outstretched. Very nice casting and detailing, beautifully rendered baby body with its fat limbs, great dynamic posture, wonderful votive wear and patina. Height 2 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1327976
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
Early 19th century small Indian bronze votive sculpture of standing Garuda holding his hands in front of him in praying attitude (anjali mudra indicating total devotion). Cast in the state of Karnataka. Garuda, being the mount of Vishnu, is regarded as representing essential qualities of the deity in animal form, and was worshipped as deity itself. He is present in both Hindu and Buddhist tradition, and usually has a body of a human, with a beak of a crow and wings...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1327975
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
Late 18th to early 19th century Indian bronze votive sculpture of Rukmini - a consort of Vitthali, who is regarded as a form of Vishnu or Krishna. His name means “standing on a brick”, he is usually shown in characteristic stance with his hands on his hips, he is also known as Vithoba or Panduranga, and is worshipped in particular in Pandharpur, not far from Bombay. She is shown with the same hand positioning, very good casting and sharp detailing - see her jewelry...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1327974
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
18th century small Indian bronze votive sculpture depicting Shridevi - a form of Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu. She is holding an open lotus in her left hand. Very nice casting - see her graciously bent figure, beautiful warm brown patina, high devotional wear with traces of sandalwood powder in crevices, overall in great condition for a votive piece. Height 2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1327973
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
18th century votive Indian bronze sculpture of 4-armed male deity with a bow. The image probably represents Shiva, but I am not sure. Very good casting and detailing, pleasantly heavy, losses to its right hands. Wonderful devotional wear, traces of sandalwood paste used during worship, wonderful patina overall. Height 3 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1327972
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
Late 18th century small Indian bronze votive sculpture of Vitthali, regarded as a form of Vishnu or Krishna. His name means “standing on a brick”, he is in his characteristic stance with his hands on his hips and holding a conch shell in his left hand. He is also known as Vithoba or Panduranga, and is worshipped in particular in Pandharpur, not far from Bombay. Cast in the state of Maharashtra, sharp detailing, wonderful devotional wear, very pleasant patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1327971
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
18th century small Indian bronze votive sculpture depicting Shridevi - a form of Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu. She is holding an open lotus in her left hand. Very nice casting - see her graciously bent figure, beautiful warm brown patina, high devotional wear with traces of sandalwood powder in crevices, overall in great condition for a votive piece. Height 2 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1327970
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
Early 19th century votive Indian bronze Shiva lingam protected by Naga (cobra) with extended hood, and with a small figure of Nandi - the bull of Shiva - on the side of the lingam. Cast in Karnataka state, good casting and detailing, beautiful patina from being touched, compressed dust in crevices, very pleasant feel of age. Height 3 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1327969
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$150.00
18th century Indian bronze Shiva shrine in a form of a courtyard, the family of Shiva seated by a lingam: his elephant headed son Ganesha, his wife Parvati, Nandi bull and Naga (hooded cobra) rising protectively over the lingam, a pile of offerings in front of it. Very nice devotional sculpture with earnest casting and detailing, good patina from being touched during worship, compressed sandalwood paste in crevices, very pleasant feel of age. Size about 1 7/8 inches square.