Bronze Bhuta. India, 19th Century


Bronze statuette representing a Bhuta, mounted onto small circular plinth.

Bhutas are spirits, initially totemic, in which the worshipers consult for questions relating to oracle intermediaries or mediums.

Southern India, Tulu Nadu, South Karnataka, 19th Century or earlier.

Height: 20,5 cm (8 in.).

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2012100469