Himalaya Primitive

Important Himalayan primitibe figure N°78, Himalaya, Nepal

Important Himalayan primitibe figure N°78, Himalaya, Nepal


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1950: Item # 1450276

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Important and rather rare ancient statue from West Nepal (Karnali River districts but possibly Jumla region). The statue shows a protector standing with his hands folded in the ritual gesture of Namaste. Note the treatment of the arms showing a rounded rather than angular elbow joint. The eye openings are diamond-shaped. Semi-hard wood with black patina with residual plaster of offerings and mineral plasters which have either been cleaned or lost over time. Beginning to middle 20 th H81 cm width 22 cm, Thickness 13/14 cm, Weight 9 kg More pictures on request.