Our catalogue > Indian & Related Bronze Statues

Indian Hindu & Jain bronzes, as well as related images. Each has been selected for its aesthetic appeal, sound provenance, and obvious age & patina. Also included are early Hindu and Buddhist bronzes from Southeast Asia which have clear Indian influence or which might have been imported to the region from India.

Each item is for sale.

Each piece has been sourced from within the UK, often from old, colonial-era collections.

We also have separate pages for other Hindu & Parsi antiques, Mughal Indian antiques, Colonial Indian Silver, and Mughal Silver. Additional Indian textiles that we have in stock are to be found in our Textiles section.

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8447

Indian Standing Bronze Vishnu

South India
17th century

height: 18.2cm, width: 6.1cm, depth: 6cm, weight: 564g

Provenance

UK art market

9431

Rare Jain Digambara Brass Mandala Shrine of the Navadevata

Karnataka, India
circa 15th century

height: 28.8cm, width: 18.7cm, depth: 6.8cm, weight: 1,752g

Provenance

UK art market

9427

Indian Ganga-Jumna Vishnu & Consorts

Tanjore region, Tamil Nadu, South India
17th-18th century

height: 12.1 to 13.2cm, width: 3.9 to 6.1cm, combined weight: 1,034g

Provenance

UK art market

9458

Javanese Cast Silver Image of Shiva with Bronze Yoni Base

Central Java, Indonesia
Classical Period, 9th century

height of Shiva: 8.3cm, ensemble height (with stand): 11.6cm, weight of Shiva: 146g

Provenance

Private Collection, London, UK.

9456

Srivijaya Period Bronze Standing Maitreya

Srivijaya Kingdom, Probably South Sumatra, Indonesia
7th-8th century

height: 21cm, width: 5.8cm, depth: 5.2cm, weight: 789g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK.

8629

Jain Brass Shrine inlaid with Silver

Jain community, Western India
dated Samvat 1416 (1419 AD)

height: 17.1cm, width: 11cm, depth: 7.7cm, weight: 750g

Provenance

UK art market

9433

South Indian Bronze Image of Shiva & Parvati

South India
17th-18th century

height: 9.4cm, width: 5.6cm, depth: 3.6cm, weight: 234g

Provenance

UK art market

9434

South Indian Bronze Image of Lakshmi-Narayana

South India, probably Tamil Nadu
17tth century

height: 11.4cm, width: 6.5cm, depth: 6.2cm, weight: 587g

Provenance

UK art market

8842

Sri Lankan Bronze Image of Parvati

Sri Lanka
19th-20th century

height: 82cm

Provenance

from the collection of Sir Christopher Ondaatje, UK.

9051

Northern Indian Brass Garuda Incense Holder

Himachal Pradesh, Northern India
17th-18th century

height: 12cm, width: 7.4cm, weight: 239g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK

9053

Indian Cast Image of the Seated Annapurna inlaid with Red Stones

Deccan, India
18th century

height: 8.1cm, width: 6.3cm, depth: 4.5cm, weight: 251g

Provenance

UK art market

8965

Rare, Inscribed, Shaivite 22-Spout Water Vessel or Lota

South India
18th-19th century

height: approximately 27.5cm, width: approximately 33cm, weight: 2,503g

Provenance

private collection, England.

9073

Indian Bone Female Attendant Deity

Karnataka, India
17th century

height (including stand): 15.3cm, width: 4cm, weight: 139g

Provenance

art market/private collection, UK

8920

Indian Cast Brass Finials to Decorate the Horns of a Bullock

Central or Southern India
18th-19th century

height: 10.6cm, width: 3.7cm, combined weight: 314g

Provenance

UK art market; private UK collection.

8927

Indian Jain Bronze Inscribed Shrine

Western India
12th-13th century

height: 10.5cm, width: 8.4cm, depth: 3.2cm, weight: 234g

Provenance

UK art market

8827

Indian Bronze, possibly Saint Andal or Rukhmini

India
circa 15th century

height: 8.2cm, width: 3.7cm, depth: 2.7cm, weight: 105g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

8661

Large South Indian Temple Priest’s Anklet (Kal Chilampu)

Irinjalakuda, Kerala, South India
18th-19th century

width: approximately 24cm, length: 22.8cm, depth: 11.2cm, weight: 3,579g

Provenance

UK art market

8641

Indian Miniature Shaivaite Shrine

India, probably Maharashtra
19th century

width: 7.2cm, depth: 7.6cm, height: 4.7cm, weight: 303g

Provenance

UK art market

8806

Srivijaya Bronze Seated Avalokiteshvara

Srivijaya kingdom - Sumatra, Indonesia & Malay Peninsula, incl. southern Thailand
7th-8th century

height: 18.8cm, width: 8.9cm, depth: 7.6cm, weight: 1,203g

Provenance

private collection, UK

8660

Pair of Large South Indian Temple Priest’s Rattle Anklets (Kal Chilampu)

Irinjalakuda, Kerala, South India
18th-19th century

length: 17.3cm, width: 17.2cm, combined weight: 1,222g

Provenance

UK art market

8575

Virabhadra Bronze Devotional Plaque

Karnataka, India
18th century

height: 27cm, width: 18.2cm, weight: 1,159g

Provenance

UK art market

8640

Srivijaya Bronze Standing Maitreya

Srivijaya Kingdom, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 7th-8th century

height (including stand): 32.5cm, width: 8.7cm, weight (including stand): 2,682g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK.

8745

Indian Khandoba’s or Aiyanar’s Horse in Silver

South India
17th-18th century

height: 13.2cm, length: 10.8cm, width: 4cm, weight: 148g

Provenance

UK art market

8689

Indian White Marble Votive Offering Shaped as a Foot

India
19th century

height: 18.4cm, length: 19.9cm, width: 8.7cm, weight: 3,608g

Provenance

UK art market

7295

Khmer Bronze Votive Mold of Hevajra

Khmer, Cambodia
Bayon period, circa 12th century

length: 18.3cm, width: 9.8cm, weight: 425g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, who served as a British diplomat in Southeast Asia in the 1960s and 1970s.

8564

Early Srivijaya Bronze Standing Buddha with Gupta Influence

Srivijaya kingdom, Sumatra, Indonesia
early Srivijaya period, 7th-8th century

height (including stand): 25cm, width: 8cm, depth: 7cm, weight (including stand): 971g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

7289

South Indian Bronze Image of the Infant Krishna Dancing

Tamil Nadu, South India
17th-18th century

height: 8.1cm, width: 5.3cm, weight: 109g

Provenance

UK art market

8486

Javanese Bronze Image of Seated Bodhisattva Padmapani

Central Java, Indonesia
9th-10th century

height: 16.7cm, width: 10.4cm, depth: 8.9cm, weight: 1,996g

Provenance

formerly in the collections of Professor Samuel Eilenberg (1980s), Jerry Mitchell & John Bartlett, UK.

7281

South Indian Bronze Virabhadra Plaque

South India
17th-18th century

height: 21.2cm, width: 14.1cm, weight: 605g

Provenance

UK art market

5901

Jain Five-Jina Bronze

Jain Community, India
circa 15th century

height with stand: 14.2cm, height without stand: 12.1cm, width: 6.6cm, depth: 2.3cm, weight without stand: 260g

Provenance

UK art market

5364

Early Javanese Unusually Large Cast Bronze Buddha

Java or Sumatra, Indonesia, but most probably imported from northern India
Classical Period, 8th century

height (without stand): 21.9cm, width: 17.1cm, depth: 11.8cm, weight: 2,576g

Provenance

Private Collection, London, UK.

6775

Pair of Large, Indian, Princely, Parcel-Gilded & Enamelled Garuda Figures

Rajasthan, India
circa 1800

heights (without stands): 23.8cm, width: 12.4cm, height (with stands): 32.5cm, combined weight: 2,475g

Provenance

German private collection, bought by the father of the previous owner in Germany in 1971 at the sale of a Rajasthan Maharaja's possessions

6069

Pair of Bhuta Cow Figures (Nandigona)

Karnataka, India
19th century

lengths; 21cm, heights: 11.6cm, combined weights: 2,244g

Provenance

UK art market

5614

Unusual Cast & Engraved Bronze Horse Head, probably of the Deity Aiyanar

South India
18th-19th century

width: 32cm, height: 24.6cm, depth: 11cm

Reserved

Provenance

UK art market

4717

Sri Lankan Standing Brass Image of the Buddhist Protector Upulvan (Vishnu)

Sri Lanka
19th century

height: 40.3cm

Provenance

UK art market

4833

Pair of Cast Brass Lakshmi Dipa Lamps

South India
17th-18th century

heights: 35cm & 34.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

4249

Miniature Shaivaite Shrine

Maharashtra, India
18th-19th century

height: 9.6cm, width: 6.5cm, depth: 6.5cm

Provenance

private collection, London.

4813

Inscribed Copper Alloy Dancing Krishna

India
19th century

height: 13.4cm

Provenance

UK art market