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Rare Swat Valley bronze figurine of Garuda

Stock Number: x9317
A beautifully cast bronze figurine of the avian-like being Garuda.
Price
Sales price $8500.00

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Description

A beautifully cast bronze figurine of the avian-like being Garuda. Kneeling on one knee in deep devotion with the hands clasped together in anjalimudra in front of the chest. Adorned with various jewellery, wearing a long flowing Dhoti running from the wast to the flat circular base. The eyes and forehead with a recess that would have housed precious or semi-precious stone inlay lost in antiquity. Heavily oxidised patina with ancient ancient loss to the left wing, in overall great condition.

 

Origin:

Circa 5th to 7th Century A.D., Swat Valley, North India

Dimensions:

Height: 10.4 cm / Width: 7.3 cm