Bronze Durga Mahisasuramardini. Southern India, 18th Century


Bronze Durga Mahisasuramardini. Mahisasuramardini, the anthropomorphic destroyer buffalo-demon Mahisha and terrible avatar of Devi. Without a doubt of native origin. With aureola, styled with tiara, standing in martial position atop defeated Buffalo that she assailed with trident. Other warrior attributes included here are sword and shield.

Southern India, 18th Century

Height: 11 cm (4-1/3 in.)

Wear due to repeated use during pūjā rituals.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013120553