Very attractive brass figure of the sacred bull Nandi, the Vahana of god Shiva, standing upon a rectangular openwork base. Adorned with a necklace, late 18th.-19th. century AD.
The back of the bull with a pin for Puja (prayer ritual) performance.
Size: 11,3 cm. high and ca. 8 cm. wide over the base.
Condition: Choice, smooth wear from use and polishing, throughout the centuries. Ex. Old Danish Collection of Indian bronzes figures from the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist religions, aquired from ca. 1955 to 1990s.