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Soo Tze Oriental Antiques

A cast gilt copper image of Visnu
Nepal
dated 1660
height: 9” (23cm)

The deity in heroic pose within a flaming nimbus steps to the right, his foot resting on his vehicle Garuda. He wears a garland of severed heads; a high crown and holds aloft his symbols in his secondary hands. His principal hands hold a kepala and are in a mudra of blessing respectively. A line of inscription to the reverse (see detail) dates the figure to 1660.

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