RARE Antique 17th/18thC Nepalese Bronze Tiger/Lion Fountain Head Inscribed Newar

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RARE Antique 17th/18thC Nepalese Bronze Tiger/Lion Fountain Head Inscribed Newar

4,500.00

Measurement
11.5 H x 5 W in (29 x 12.7 cm)

Weight
6 lbs (2.7 kg)

Description
Bronze Inscribed Malla Fountain Head - Tiger or Lion Headed Spout on a Heavy Pipe Inscribed in Newar Script. The Head with Raised Decoration and Surmounted by Trio of Deities (Umamahesvara?). The Inscritpion Suggests a Public Position. Perhaps from a Communal Fountain of Bath.

Condition
Antique, no restoration. See photographs for condition. Please contact us for further information.

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