Nepal. Vishnu standing atop a lotus base within a flaming aureole, dressed in a dhoti, adorned with jewelry and a billowing scarf, the right hands holding a lotus bud and a conch, the left hands with a chakra and a mace, his face with a benign expression surmounted by an elaborate crown. Note the fine incision work overall.
Provenance: From a Danish private collection.
Condition: Good condition with some old wear, minor casting flaws, few nicks and small dents, light malachite encrustations, with six apertures for suspension. Remnants of old ancient pigments.
Weight: 317.0 g
Dimensions: Height 24.3 cm
Auction result comparison:
Auction: Christie’s New York, 15 September 2015, lot 48
Price: USD 8,750 or approx. EUR 10,500 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A gilt bronze figure of Vishnu with gilt-copper repoussé mandorla, Nepal, 16th/17th century
Expert remark: Compare the related pose. Note the smaller size (16.5 cm).
價格：USD 8,750（相當於今日EUR 10,500）
專家評論：比較相近的姿勢。請注意尺寸較小 (16.5 厘米)。
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