Antique Indian Alabaster deity with Vahana, 15.5cm high
Antique Indian Alabaster deity with Vahana, 15.5cm high.
This alabaster statue depicts a four-armed Indian Goddess astride her vahana - a parrot.
This is most likely Rati, the Indian Goddess of love, pleasure and passion (daughter of Daksha and wife of Kama, the principal God of love).
Dimensions: 15.5cm high x 10cm wide x 4.5cm deep.
Weight approx 1kg.
Pale alabaster with polychrome decoration with age-related wear. Stone is robust and solid.
Provenance: British Art Market. Private Scottish collection.