Jack Nelis Antiques

Indian Bronze Padmavati 18th Century

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1800: Item # 1126494
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Wonderful and complete sculpture of Padmavati, a Hindu goddess who is worshipped as an aspect of the goddess Lakshmi, but who also plays an important role in Jainisme as the protecting goddess of the 23rd Tirthankara. (note the Tirthankara figure on her forehead. H. 22 cm (9 inches). Condition: excellent, nice wear due to intensive worshipping (Puja). Original back plate. Provenance: private collection Belgium.