31st Oct, 2023 14:00

Islamic & Indian Art

 
  Lot 139
 

A LARGE CAST BRASS SHIVA LINGAM COVER WITH NAGAS
Maharashtra, Western India, 19th century

A LARGE CAST BRASS SHIVA LINGAM COVER WITH NAGAS
Maharashtra, Western India, 19th century

Cast in two parts, the cover resembling the face of the Hindu god Shiva, his matted dreadlocks pulled to the back of his head, attached to his earlobes five-headed Naga earrings, with a beaded choker around his neck, surrounded by a secondary piece with a seven-headed Naga hovering over the cover, with three hoops to the back and one below each snake's head, 38.5cm high.

Sold for £1,250

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