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Seller: siamgalleryco (526) 96.4%, Location: Bangkok, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153026917753 SIAM GALLERY Co. INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART BURMA. CAMBODIA. CHINA. INDIA. INDONESIA. JAPAN. LANKA. LAO. THAILAND. TIBET. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Title: Antique Bronze Fragmented Statue of the Hindu God Shiva. 17/18th Century. Description: An exqusite bronze Hindu statue depicting a multi-armed representation of Lord Shiva in human form standing in rhythmic movement, a posture used to defuse the negative forces in the Universe . Shiva (the auspicious one) is one of the principle deities in Hinduism. He is the supreme being, lord of the universe, destroyer of evil, and the transformer of worlds. xxxx Hollow-cast, Shiva is shown with eight arms raised on either side, holding attributes in each hand, while simultaneously displaying the 'Karana' mudra, the gesture which demons are expelled. The multiplicity of the arms emphasizes the deity's immense power and ability to perform several acts at the same time. The great god Shiva is richly crowned and adorned in jewels, wearing a sheer diaphanous garment covering the left shoulder, secured by an ornate belt hung low about his waist, decorated in elaborate strands of beaded jewels, and flanked by a flanged sash to both sides. The garment itself is simplistic in design, and suggest the presence of an undergarment visible at the hem of the outer. xxxx Shiva's meditative expression relays a powerful blend of calm and spiritual enlightenment, with almond-shaped down-cast eyes, a prominent nose, wide mouth with an insipid smile, and elongated earlobes draped in elaborate earring pendants. The head is covered in a floral headdress, hair matted, rising to a floral and jeweled ornament. xxxx The statue originated from Nepal, and was sculpted as a full figured standing image, primarily hollow-cast as one piece from an alloy of copper and tin, called bronze, mounted on a removable stand under the arms as shown. Origin:xxxxxxxxx Indian, Nepal. Period:xxxxxxxx 17/18th Century. Composition:xx Hollow-cast of Bronze, with oxidized patina. Dimensions:xxx Height: 17.0 inches (43.18cm) without the removable mount. Observation:xxx Excellent Condition, with minor dings, & casting flaws. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. Remarks: Shipping: Item(s) shipped direct from Thailand worldwide, through Thailand Post Register Airmail (3-4 weeks) or Sea Freight (4-5 weeks) depending on size. All items shall include insurance, and will be handled with the utmost care and professionally packed. Purchaser is responsible for any applied Customs Duty Fees, Taxes, and related charges, which may be assessed by the buyer's government.Shipping Calculations: Cost of shipping is determined by the weight of the packaged item, plus the cost of the packing supplies, plus the registration & export license fees (applicable on all religious artifacts). Please keep in mind that Ebay and Paypal take a combined commission fee of almost 15 percent, automatically deducted from the shipping charges, which we have offset in the shipping total. We do not profit on shipping fees and do our best to arrive at the most accurate and fair price for all parties involved. NOTE: Being a religious artifact, a permit will need to be obtained from the Archaeological Department of Fine Arts, certifying this article is allowed to leave the country of Thailand. Expect a one week delay in shipping. Terms: Pay Pal is the accepted method of payment, and must be received within 24 hours of the auction end: includes a 14 day return policy, item must be returned in the exact same condition as sold. Return shipment must be paid by the purchaser. Guarantee: 100% Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed - We are extremely confident that all items presented from our collection are genuine antiques. In the event the authenticity of an artifact is disputed, please contact us immediately. We will refund the respective purchase price, less a 10% (ten percent) re-stocking fee, provided that the item is returned in the original condition, and at the customers expense, together with copies of the respective receipt (s) and supporting evidence from a suitable qualified authority, certifying that the item we have sent you is not antique. Siam Gallery Co. reserves the right to contest a customers assessment in the event that proof is available to support the pieces authenticity. Please e-mail us with your questions and bid with confidence. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN OUR GALLERY OF FINE ART. (c) SIAMGALLERYCO - All Rights Reserved. COPYING THIS PAGE AND ALL ITS CONTENTS IS FRAUDULENT AND VIOLATES EBAY POLICY AND WILL BE REPORTED. Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter

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