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SHATHAGOPAM    

SOUTH INDIA
CIRCA 20TH CENTURY
Brass
5.5 in (13.7 cm) high


PROVENANCE:
From a Distinguished Family Collection

A shathagopam is used during the process of receiving darshan in temples in Southern India. A priest places the shathagopam, a vessel made of metal or alloy, upside down, over the devotee's head. It is adorned with slippers representing the feet of Lord Vishnu, and in Shaivite temples, may also have an image of Nandi, as seen in the present lot.




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  Lot 3 of 64  

LIVING TRADITIONS: FOLK AND TRIBAL
11-12 APRIL 2018

Estimate
$625 - 940
Rs 40,000 - 60,000

Winning Bid
$576
Rs 36,864
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)










 



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