Inventory no.: 476

476. Antique Bronze Nandi, Hindu India

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Bronze Nandi Offering Tray or Lamp Stand

India

18th century

height: 12cm,

length: 11.2cm

This stand shows Nandi on a platform which stands on four feet. Nandi has a Shaivite crescent on his forehead in addition to his other rich ornamentations. The stem for a lamp or an offering tray would have been inserted into the back of the bull. This piece has excellent patina and rounded contours from age and ritualistic use.

Inventory no.: 476

SOLD