Lot 016 – Mahishasur Mardini Mother Goddess Durga

300,00

bronze
South-India, 18th century

 

Functioning as an altar shrine, this icon depicts the goddess Durga in the act of conquering the buffalo demon Mahishasura. Durga crushes the beast with her foot and impales him with her trident. In each of her eight arms, Durga holds a weapon lent to her by the male gods expressly for this task.

 

H: 16 cm

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Starting Price: 300 €

Estimated Price: 400 €