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Polychromed Marble Sculpture of the Goddess Durga - AM.0164
Origin: India
Circa: 1700 AD to 1900 AD
Dimensions: 6.8" (17.3cm) high x 4.25" (10.8cm) wide
Collection: Asian Art
Style: Hindu Art
Medium: Marble

Additional Information: SOLD
Location: Great Britain
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This polychromed marble sculpture probably represents the Hindu goddess Durga seated on a tiger. Durga was a warrior deity and is most celebrated for her defeat of the demon Mahishasura. In this representation she has four arms, each carrying a weapon, including a trident and a sword which she brandishes above her head. The goddess is elaborately clothed in gold and red and wears a tiara. The details of the leopard's skin and tongue are outlined in red and black pigment. - (AM.0164)


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