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A Carved Wood Figure of Narasimha
PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN ESTATE
A Carved Wood Figure of Narasimha

INDIA, KERALA, 14TH/15TH CENTURY

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A Carved Wood Figure of Narasimha
India, Kerala, 14th/15th Century
The lion-headed Avatar of Vishnu holding the conch and wheel in his uppermost hands, seated with his legs angled and backed by a prabha, the wood weathered
27 5/8 in. (70 cm.) high
Provenance
Collection of Prince and Princess Aschwin zur Lippe-Biesterfeld
Literature
A. Headington, 'Private World of a Prince: Oriental flair in a Paris apartment,' Connoisseur, July 1988, p. 55, illustrated.
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