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18c Indian bronze votive statue VISHNU

18c Indian bronze votive statue VISHNU


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1800: Item # 1327979
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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.