This magnificent antique Shrine originates from India. It was beautifully carved out of Yellow Sandstone / Limestone and has beautiful pierced details. It is very difficult to date these kind of Altar. This one was most likely made in the 19th Century. It features lovely geometric designs.
Shrines like this one were used to honor the Gods of Hinduism. People would place little statues of the deities in the little niche.
Condition: Some minor chips. Beautiful Patina. In very good condition. PLEASE SEE PICTURES.
Size: circa 8 by 8 by 6 inches
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