Bronze Durga Mahisasuramardini. Southern India, 19th Century


Bronze Durga Mahisasuramardini seated in front of burning mandorla topped with kīrtimukha (glory mask). This terrible avatar of Devi represents Durga killing a buffalo-demon Mahisha.

Southern India, 19th Century

Height: 23 cm (9 in.)

Wear due to repeated use during pūjā rituals.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013120547