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Bronze Jain Shrine

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Bronze Jain Shrine, India, enshrining a seated Jina along with other deities seated in multiple tiers, finely carved and partially polished with metal inlaid details, inscribed in Indian to the back with a swastika symbol in the center, ht. 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $700-900

some rusting, otherwise in good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

India, Jainism, Nazi symbolism, Philosophy of religion, Religion, Religious art, Religious symbols, Swastika, Symbolism

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