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18c Indian bronze GOVINDA BHAIRAVA

18c Indian bronze GOVINDA BHAIRAVA


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1800: Item # 1395399
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18th century Indian bronze votive sculpture of standing Bhairava accompanied by a small figure of a saddled horse. Govinda Bhairava is a syncretic form of Vishnu and Shiva. The upper hands are holding Vishnu’s attributes (Chakra and Shankha) and the lower hands are holding Shiva’s attributes (staff and begging bowl). Rare icon,. wonderful casting, beautiful devotional wear, excellent patina, traces of red sandalwood paste used during worship. Height 2 3/8 inches.