of the most widely revered and most popular of all Indian divinities is Krishna,
worshiped as the eighth incarnation (avatar) of Vishnu. Krishna became the
focus of a large number of devotional cults, which over the centuries have
produced a wealth of religious poetry, music, painting and sculpt..
Made of Terracota and coated with vegetable paint, this hanuman sculpture is a beautiful antique sculpture which is 125+ years old. Hanuman is the ever-living (Chiranjeevi) son of Lord Vayu and remains a very popular divinity among Hindus. A bachelor and a fiercely loyal devotee himself to Rama, his..
This antique Shiva and Parvati Statue is handcrafted in South India. Tall and beautiful piece. It is 40cm long,28cm wide and 55cm high. Over one hundred years old, this item has been painted with organic vegetable paints that were hand mixed by indigenous artisans in Tamilnadu...
Here, we have the picture of innocence. This statue depicts a little child holding a papaya, intent in his games. Made of terracotta, over a century old, and coated in biodegradable, long lasting vegetable paints; it is a glimpse into the childhood of simpler times. The mischievous joy on his face i..
This extremely rare bobble-head figure was traditionally used in homes as a benevolent godmother. She depicts a wise old crone, and her neck contains an adjustable spring that makes her head look nearly lifelike. She is dressed in the saffron shades of the disenfranchised Hindu faith, and her hair i..
This near life size statue of the Lord Garuda is a beautiful antique Indian artefact. Over one hundred years old, this item has been painted with organic vegetable paints that were hand mixed by indigenous artisans in Kerala. It depicts the Eagle god wearing a headdress and surrounded by snakes, mou..
This ornate, sinuous temple carving of a horse is royally decorated for a temple procession. Mounted on a carved base that allows the horse to be upright in a rearing position, this piece is made entirely out of teak wood and covered in elegantly vibrant vegetable paints. A gift from the 19th centur..
Indian mythology holds a lot of significance for the goat. This particular piece, made of teak wood and covered in the decorative ornaments of a temple item, symbolises strength and virility and was used in temple processions. The eyes are truly soulful, and make this piece an intriguing buy. Mounte..
This Vishnu Temple antique is an integral part of the ancient temple procession tradition in Kerala. This temple procession is an aspect of daily worship in Hindu culture - the God’s idols are carried around the temple in an elaborate peripheral pooja setting. This piece is a part of such procession..
This set of three decorative items hails from the North; where it was housed in the abode of the Royals. Over 150 years old, these pieces are made entirely of teak wood, depicting three different figures - one male and two female. The carvings are extremely intricate and flowing, they add utmost cha..