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GBP (£) 2,000 - 3,000
EUR (€) 2,350 - 3,530
USD ($) 2,790 - 4,180

Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1,800

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1,800

South East Asian Bronze Shiva Mask

18th century AD

A sheet bronze mask of Shiva (Mallana/Khandoba?) with radiating crown of hooded cobras, large disc earrings, applied beaded bands and bosses, scooped gorget; holes to the eyes and open mouth; mounted on a custom-made stand. 2.5 kg total, 36cm including stand (14 1/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From an important English collection, since the 1980s; this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no. 10779-177460.