A fine antique depiction of a deity or protective guardian, likely that of Aiyanar, South India, ca. 18th.-19th. century.
The figure well-modelled and very detailed and shows a warrior with sword at the hip and perhaps a club in his hand.
Size: 12 cm. high and 10 cm. wide, very massive and heavy.
Condition: Choice, small loss to the tail and very fine patina.
Ex. Old Danish Collection of Indian bronzes figures of the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist religions, aquired from ca. 1955 to 1990s.