A very old and rare bronze of the militant hindu goddess Kali.She is here seen holding a sword and what appears to be a skull bowl.
Northern India,Himachal Pradesh ?
Circa 1800 or earlier
3 1/8 inches H.
A cast bronze miniature shrine consisting of a multitude of Hindu gods and goddess arranged in a courtyard.Hard to find if not rare.Very well cast.
Slight damage,one missing head.
18th C. or earlier
3 1/4 inches W. 2 1/2 inches H.
A very rare bronze harpoon from Uttar Pradesh,India circa 1500 BC.These blades are cast from a mold,therefore solid and are quite heavy.A fully documented type, one very similar sold at auction in New York 2007 for $10,000.Catalog entry from the New York sale is available.Small tip missing from one barb otherwise excellent condition.
12 3/4 inches H.
A finely cast and very animate Indian bronze statue of dancing Krishna holding a ball of butter or Balakrishna.Typical indications of wear through worship.Lovely spotted green patina.
5 3/4 inches H.
A very fine pair of bronze castings consisting
of Krishna fluting (Krishna Venugopala) and Radha holding a lotus,symbol of purity.
Krishna 8 1/2 inches H. 6 inches W.
Radha 8 1/2 inches H. 4 1/2 inches W.
A very finely cast spouted Indian ceremonial vessel or lota.This particular lota has a fantastic makara/animal shaped spout and is beautifully incised with 3 hindu symbols.
5 inches H. 6 inches L.