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An Ancient Nepali Wood Sculpture of Bhairava & his Consort

An Ancient Nepali Wood Sculpture of Bhairava & his Consort


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1700: Item # 1406865
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A Nepalese wood sculpture of Bhairava and his consort Bhairavi on a custom stand. Bhairava (Sanskrit: frightful) is a Hindu Tantric deity worshiped by Hindus. In Shaivism, he is a fierce manifestation of Shiva associated with annihilation.

Date: 15th / 16th century Provenance: Spinks London 1985, thence Handley Collection

Dimensions:18" tall X 12" wide X 4" deep with stand, sculpture 17" tall X 12" wide X 3.25" deep

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