© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-1209
A BRONZE ALTAR WITH THE JAIN DIVINITY TIRTHANKARA
Yellow bronze
Western India, c. 15th century

A tirthankara, or jina, seated in a fully meditative position under a baldachin. Multi-tiered pedestal with decorative openwork and multiple accompanying figures strung together vertically on the arch-shaped background. On the back is an inscription, probably with – as is typical – a dating. The figure of the naked jina is delicately executed, deep patina and somewhat worn down due to cultic “grasping”.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 10.8 CM
Condition: Good condition with a fine and honest patina; minor losses
Provenance: Ex North German private collection, acquired before 1956 according to information provided

Nachverkauf:  € 1.800

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