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A fine Jain bronze statue of a Jina in Digambaras tradition

Stock Number: y2888
A fine Jain bronze statue of a Jina in Digambaras tradition
Price
Sales price $18500.00

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Description

A fine Jain solid cast bronze statue of a Jina possibly Mahariva, standing naked in the Digambaras tradition (sky-clad). Beautiful naturalistic form with both arms hanging down the sides the hands resting on the waist. The face with a serene expression, the hair cut short with enlarged earlobes indicating a person of higher status having previously worn large elaborate airings. 

Ex: L. Katatic Collection Melbourne, acquired from the local antique market in the early 1980's

Origin:

Circa 9th to 10th Century A.D., Bihar or Rajasthan,  India

Dimensions:

Height: 23.5 cm / Width: 7 cm

Condition:

Ancient loss evident on the lower legs, with an all over oxidised verdigris patina, presented on a custom display mount.