Shiva and Uma  India (Tamil Nadu)  late 13th century Bronze 17 in (43.3 cm)

Shiva and Uma India (Tamil Nadu) late 13th century Bronze 17 in (43.3 cm)

Figure of Shiva as Nataraja, Lord of the Dance (front) : Ashmolean Museum

Figure of Shiva as Nataraja, Lord of the Dance (front) : Ashmolean Museum

Tripurantaka-Shiva the Destroyer of the 3 Cities  ca. 925, Tandantottam, Tamil Nadu, India. Bronze. 30.5 in.  in a heroic stance, with his legs bent in dvibhanga. Shiva’s outstretched hands would have held a bow and arrow.

Tripurantaka-Shiva the Destroyer of the 3 Cities ca. 925, Tandantottam, Tamil Nadu, India. Bronze. 30.5 in. in a heroic stance, with his legs bent in dvibhanga. Shiva’s outstretched hands would have held a bow and arrow.

Shiva Nataraja, 9th century. 45,5 cm Note the feature of hair and chakra in one hand.

Shiva Nataraja, 9th century. 45,5 cm Note the feature of hair and chakra in one hand.

The sculpture depicts the Hindu deity Shiva as Nataraja, the lord of dance, dancing in a ring of fire as he tramples Apasmara, the demon of human ignorance, underfoot. National Museum of Denmark (Inv.no. Da.161)

The sculpture depicts the Hindu deity Shiva as Nataraja, the lord of dance, dancing in a ring of fire as he tramples Apasmara, the demon of human ignorance, underfoot. National Museum of Denmark (Inv.no. Da.161)

A copper alloy votive figurine of Shiva Nataraja South India, 16th century or earlier

A copper alloy votive figurine of Shiva Nataraja South India, 16th century or earlier

A LEADED BRONZE FIGURE OF BHUDEVI  TAMIL NADU, CHOLA PERIOD, 10TH/11TH CENTURY

A LEADED BRONZE FIGURE OF BHUDEVI TAMIL NADU, CHOLA PERIOD, 10TH/11TH CENTURY

A copper of figure of Shiva Sukhasanamutri  South India, Chola period, 11th century

A copper of figure of Shiva Sukhasanamutri South India, Chola period, 11th century


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The sculpture depicts the Hindu deity Shiva as Nataraja, the lord of dance, dancing in a ring of fire as he tramples Apasmara, the demon of human ignorance, underfoot. National Museum of Denmark (Inv.no. Da.161)

The sculpture depicts the Hindu deity Shiva as Nataraja, the lord of dance, dancing in a ring of fire as he tramples Apasmara, the demon of human ignorance, underfoot. National Museum of Denmark (Inv.no. Da.161)

A BRONZE GROUP OF SHIVA EMBRACING UMA (ALINGANAMURTI) Southern India, Chola period, 12th Century

A BRONZE GROUP OF SHIVA EMBRACING UMA (ALINGANAMURTI) Southern India, Chola period, 12th Century

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The God Shiva dancing with the Hindu Goddess Parvati, the second wife of the former. Parvati is the highest Mother Goddess in Hindu religion from whom all Hindu goddesses were born and fill the universe. In an intimate and harmonious erotical and mystical dance, Shiva and Parvati are united to make the whole universe balanced and alive.

The God Shiva dancing with the Hindu Goddess Parvati, the second wife of the former. Parvati is the highest Mother Goddess in Hindu religion from whom all Hindu goddesses were born and fill the universe. In an intimate and harmonious erotical and mystical dance, Shiva and Parvati are united to make the whole universe balanced and alive.

A HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND LARGE BRONZE FIGURE OF PARVATI  South India, Vijayanagar Period, circa 1400

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A HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND LARGE BRONZE FIGURE OF PARVATI South India, Vijayanagar Period, circa 1400

Buste de femme. Elle porte un collier plat, un sautoir et des pendants d’oreille. Les cheveux maintenus par un bandeau. En schiste. H : 18 cm Art gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara (Ier-Ve siècle)

Buste de femme. Elle porte un collier plat, un sautoir et des pendants d’oreille. Les cheveux maintenus par un bandeau. En schiste. H : 18 cm Art gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara (Ier-Ve siècle)

Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. He is believed to have lived and taught mostly in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime between the sixth and fourth centuries BCE.

Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. He is believed to have lived and taught mostly in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime between the sixth and fourth centuries BCE.

Kwan Yin, Chine, dynastie Song (XIIe-XIIIe siècle) trace de laque or et polychrome

Kwan Yin, Chine, dynastie Song (XIIe-XIIIe siècle) trace de laque or et polychrome

Shiva Nataraja<br>Copper alloy<br>South India | lot | Sotheby's 16-1/2" USD 17,500

Shiva Nataraja<br>Copper alloy<br>South India | lot | Sotheby's 16-1/2" USD 17,500

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