Aisselier representing Bhairava Nepal, circa... - Lot 120 - Digard Auction

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Aisselier representing Bhairava Nepal, circa... - Lot 120 - Digard Auction
Aisselier representing Bhairava Nepal, circa 15th - 16th century Wooden. H. 147 cm Important and beautiful roofing frame carved in relief with a representation of the wrathful Shiva, standing cross-legged on an animal reclining on a lotus. The treatment of the face refers directly to that of the famous masks used during Indrajatra celebrations to make the beer or rice alcohol rice alcohol offered to participants. He wears a rosary of severed heads and snakes as necklaces and earrings. and earrings. In the lower section, a diminutive four-armed of the god is seated on a human body. This sculpture was the subject of a C14 analysis performed by CIRAM in December 2017, which places its creation in a 1444 to 1618. Provenance : - Collection of a family of French diplomats, (acquired 1960-1970) - Cornette de Saint Cyr sale, October 29, 2013 (lot no. 731) - Acquired at this sale by its current owners. This object is accompanied by a certificate from the Art Loss Register dated January 27, 2014
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