Lot 914
  • 914

A COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF ADHIKARANANDI & CONSORT SOUTH INDIA, CHOLA PERIOD, 13TH CENTURY 

Estimate
400,000 - 600,000 USD
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Description

the elegant image of Adhikaranandi standing in slight contrapposto with his primary hands in anjali mudra showing respect to his master Shiva, his secondary hands mirroring his Lord’s attributes the mrga or antelope and now missing battle-axe or parasu, clad in a short veshti secured at his waist with an elaborate jeweled girdle, his hair arranged in a tall jatamukuta, his consort Suyasa standing in tribhanga with her right hand upraised in ahuya varada mudra, the left pendent at her side in lola mudra, ornamented in upavita, collar, and tiered karandamukuta, her long dhoti incised with foliate motifs, both figures placed on upturned lotuses supported on a rectangular tiered pedestal 
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