Late 18th to early 19th century Indian bronze votive sculpture of Rukmini - a consort of Vitthali, who is regarded as a form of Vishnu or Krishna. His name means “standing on a brick”, he is usually shown in characteristic stance with his hands on his hips, he is also known as Vithoba or Panduranga, and is worshipped in particular in Pandharpur, not far from Bombay. She is shown with the same hand positioning, very good casting and sharp detailing - see her jewelry. Wonderful devotional wear, pleasant patina, traces of red paste used in worship on her head. Cast in the state of Maharashtra, not a very common icon. Height 2 7/8 inches.