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    Sale 12454

    The Dani & Anna Ghigo Collection: Part II: Oriental Carpets, European Furniture, Works of Art & Tapestries, Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Works of Art

    12 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 313

    A BRONZE OIL LAMP

    NEPAL, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BRONZE OIL LAMP
    NEPAL, 18TH CENTURY
    On conical foot, with squat gadrooned body rising to a flaring mouth, the handle worked as a naga sheltering Vishnu on Garuda, the oil tray decorated with Durgamahishamardini, her arms radiating around her body, each hand with the prescribed attributes, flanked by a pair of guardians
    13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired circa 1970.


    Exhibited

    Antique Fair, Palazzo Naverno, Turin, 1983