18th Century Southern India Hindu Temple Architectural Element Carved Teak Wood Bhairava Shiva Sculpture

18th Century Southern India Hindu Temple Architectural Element Carved Teak Wood Bhairava Shiva Sculpture
18th Century Southern India Hindu Temple Architectural Element Carved Teak Wood Bhairava Shiva Sculpture
18th Century Southern India Hindu Temple Architectural Element Carved Teak Wood Bhairava Shiva Sculpture
18th Century Southern India Hindu Temple Architectural Element Carved Teak Wood Bhairava Shiva Sculpture
18th Century Southern India Hindu Temple Architectural Element Carved Teak Wood Bhairava Shiva Sculpture
18th Century Southern India Hindu Temple Architectural Element Carved Teak Wood Bhairava Shiva Sculpture

18th Century Southern India Hindu Temple Architectural Element Carved Teak Wood Bhairava Shiva Sculpture
A one-of-a-kind hand carved teakwood hinduism temple architectural element, tamil nadu, southern india, featuring richly detailed figural bhairava / shiva, wearing a conical crown, a beast at his feet, possibly shvan. The antique architectural salvaged decorative building element dates to the late 18th century.

Circa: 1775; tamil nadu, india. We aquired from the owner's private estate, austin, texas (2020). 21"h, 6.5"w, 4d.

Tamil nadu is known for its rich tradition of literature, art, music and dance which continue to flourish today. Tamil nadu is a land most known for its monumental ancient hindu temples and classical form of dancebharata natyam. The indian state oftamil nadu, known as theland of tamils has nearly 33,000 ancient temples, many at least 800 to 5000 years old, are found scattered all over the state. As per tamil nadu hindu endowments board, there are 38615 temples. Most of thelargest hindu templesreside here.

Studded with complex architecture, variety of sculptures, and rich inscriptions, the temples remain the very essence of the culture and heritage oftamil.


18th Century Southern India Hindu Temple Architectural Element Carved Teak Wood Bhairava Shiva Sculpture


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