Wood feline-like pillar support. Southern India, 18th Century


Wood feline-like pillar support (teak)

Architecture element representing a Simha-vyala with lion’s head, globular eyes, rearing with tail tucked between two paws. It is a mythic creature, symbol of courage, strength, protector of temples.

Southern India, 18th Century

Height: 42 cm (16-1/2 in.)

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013090481