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Item:164083967651SIAM GALLERY Co. INVESTMENT LEVEL ANTIQUITIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND DECORATIVE ART BURMA. CAMBODIA. CHINA. INDIA. INDONESIA. JAPAN. LANKA. LAO. THAILAND. TIBET. Title: Rare Antique Bronze Hindu Statue of Lord Krishna Dancing on the Serpent Kaliya. India Tibet Nepal Art. 19th C. Description: The image is exquisitely modeled in traditional Indian, Tibetan, and Nepal style, cast of bronze, unaltered and unrepaired, with intricate detailing of the features, depicting the divinity figure Lord Krishna dancing precariously over the subdued Five-hooded naga snake Kaliya. Krishna was the eighth avatar (incarnation) of Vishnu, who was the major Hindu Deity who preserves and protects the world and comes to earth as avatars to help people. Kaliya was the five-hooded serpent, the dreaded multi-hooded snake in the River Yamuna. Image Details: Krishna is seen in a dance position subduing the Kaliya snake with his left foot on the serpents hood and his right leg raised in the air. The right hand raised in the 'Abhaya' mudra, the gesture of reassurance, while the left hand holds the naga's tail. The figures physical form is well proportioned, clothed in a stylized regal garment, secured by a decorative belt tied around his waist, embellished with a jeweled necklace, armlets, and bracelets. His head displays matted locks secured by an interconnected crown, and is sculpted into a tall conical headdress of braided hair loops, rising to an ornament finial. xxxxxxThe serpents torso rest upon an elevated lotus throne, with its five heads arched upwards over the presence of a small meditating Buddha image centered on the serpent's hood. Data Observation: Excellent condition, with minor degradation of the surface, with dings, dents, and casting flaws being a natural part of the statue's patina. Origin:xxxxxxxxx India, Tibet, Nepal. Period:xxxxxxxx 19th century. Composition:xx Bronze, naturally aged patina of "Blue Jean" Blue oxidation. Dimensions:xxx Height: 9.75 inches (24.77cm). Observation:xxx Excellent Condition, with minor surface abrasions. Please view detailed photos for overall quality and minor imperfections of the item. 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 CounterCondition:Amazing Historical Depiction of Hindus Divine Trinity., Region of Origin:Hindu, India, Tibet, Nepal, Age:19th C., Primary Material:Bronze, Original/Reproduction:Original, Type:Krishna Statue
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BRONZE HINDU STATUE LORD KRISHNA DANCING ON THE SERPENT KALIYA 19th C.