© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Catalog Number: AK1115-227
GODDESS LAKSHMI
Bronze
India
approx. 17th to 18th cent.
HEIGHT 16 CM

Very good, rare statuette of Lakshmi. She is the wife of is Vishnu and worshipped as goddess of beauty, luck and wealth. She stands on a round lotus pedestal, her full voluptuous breasts are not bare, but veiled by a thin top. The under garment is a silky dukula. One hand held below, in the other is a lotus blossom (die blossom petals are polished), on the head are a tall mukuta and lotus leaves, a blossom could also have been depicted on the back. Fine, sovereign facial expression. Good age patina.

Expertise:
DI Hans Kaufmann, Object description: Wolfmar Zacken

From a German collection

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