Keywords: ascetic

22 objects

Gourd-shaped bottle in the form of a bearded ascetic holding a lotus

Gourd-shaped bottle with head and arms of a bearded male worshipper holding a lotus bud (neck missing). Thinly thrown on fast potter’s wheel from coil added to flat disk, possibly with additional clay added as coil at upper edge of “body” to throw “head” and bottle neck. Base smooth, slightly concave. Egg-shaped lower lobe tapers …


Shiva and Parvati

Painting, Shiva and Parvati. Border: The painting is set in red oval rulings surrounded by blue illuminated spandrels with geometric motifs, mounted on paperboard.