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Asian Bronze Pair of Hanuman Kneeling Buddhist Figure Candleholders

$520per set
$650per set20% Off

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Part human-part monkey, Hanuman is a central character in the Hindu epic Ramayana. He is generally depicted as a man with the face of a monkey and a long tail. Often described as the "son of Pawan", the Hindu god for wind, Hanuman is known for his extraordinary daring feats, strength and loyalty Very fine small decorative Asian Metal Art work on cast gilt bronze kneeling Buddhist figure candleholders. A bronze figure of Hanuman from South India, Tamil Nadu, from the mid-20th century made in the lost wax method. Hanuman is standing on a lotus base over a plinth, dressed in a short close-fitting dhoti secured with a sash tied on either side with engraved decoration, adorned with multiple necklaces, bracelets, and the sacred thread, the handsome face flanked by his long ears wearing large circular earrings, arm bands and anklets and surmounted by a conical headdress. The monkey god standing equipoise, his elongated tail curled upwards to form a mandala behind the head in knelling and praying position. Hanuman is known for his loyalty, his faithful and steadfast service to Lord Rama as told in the Ramayana epic The two sculptures are not exact pair if you look closely the details differ on each one. Measures each: Height of the sculpture is 4" height and 2" 75 x 2" 75 wide.

Details

  • Creator
    Asian Style (Metalworker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 4 in. (10.16 cm)Width: 2.75 in. (6.99 cm)Depth: 2.75 in. (6.99 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Folk Art (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    North Hollywood, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: BT2201stDibs: LU906817884731

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    Ships From: North Hollywood, CA
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