Lot 3115
Autumn Auction: Asian Art - 23 november 2018
A rare bronze Sudarshana Chakra depicting Krishna Venu Gopala

South India, early 18th century.

The Sudarshana Chakra is a flaming disc and weapon of Vishnu. Krishna (Venu Gopala), an avatara of Vishnu, is depicted with four arms playing the flute while holding himself a chakra in the upper right hand, and the sankha (conch) in the upper left hand. Krishna is standing on a lotus placed on a rectangular pedestal and is framed by the flaming Sudarshana Chakra consisting of a series of concentric circles featuring lotus petals. At the centre of the Sudarshana Chakra, the shatkona is depicted, the hexagram that represents the union of both the male and female form.

H 31 cm

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Hamerprijs: € 2.000