antique orientalia by Asian Rarities, netsuke, snuff bottles
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1920 item #696572 (stock #903037)
Asian Rarities Enterprises, Inc.
Antique architectural style sculpture of Shiva (or Siva), known as the Lord of Dance. In this rendition, Shiva is shown standing under an altar with a mythical animal head on top of the arch. Shiva’s headpiece also contains an animal head. Carried in two of Shiva’s four hands are his weapon (a trident), and a Damru (small drum). One of the remaining hands is raised up near a snake and the other is down on his leg with the snake’s body...