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Gold repousse priest amulet: Krishna dancing on Katiya

Gold repousse priest amulet: Krishna dancing on Katiya


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1900: Item # 1107032
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This gold repousse (22ct) representation of Krishna subdueing Katiya, dancing on Katiya (Katiya mardanam) was the center piece of a necklace that belonged to a priest. Katiya was a seven-headed poisonous snake (naga). Great craftsmanship. India, Tamil Nadu, second half of the 19th. century. The backside is silver (sse the pictures). In excellent condition. Size 5 / 4.3 cm. Weight 28.2 grams. Second half of the 19th. century