Bronze Parashurama. Southern India, 16th-17th Century


Bronze Parashurama. Parashurama or Rama with axe, is the six avatar of god Vishnu. He appeared on earth to fight against the kshatriya order, warrior caste, who do not recognize the Brahmin’s authority and brought peril to the established order.

Southern India, 16th-17th Century

Height: 8 cm (3-1/10 in.)

Wear due to repeated use during pūjā rituals.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013120550