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Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850
Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850

Pair of Antique 19th Century Indian Hindu Carved Stone Temple Guard Statues, circa 1850

$ 17,500

SKU B-Q374

A very large pair of rare antique 19th century Indian polychromed & hand carved stone Dvarpala (temple door guard) statues, circa 1850. Each statue is hand carved as a male Hindu four armed temple guard, the guards holding a mace (Gada) and one hand on a dagger (Katar), another hand holding a lotus flower to represent spiritual enlightenment. Each guard stands crossed legged on a plinth decorated with an elephant, both statues retaining old and yet brightly colored polychromed decoration, the statues are approximately 3/4 lifesize. They are a true pair facing each other and would have flanked either side of the temple door entrance, they are large and very heavy, each figure weighs about 350lbs. A rare & important pair of carved 19th century stone temple guards in good condition.

To the left: 48.75" tall X 17.25" wide X 10.75" deep (max. width: 19")
124 cm X 44 cm X 27.5 cm (max. width: 48.5 cm)

To the right: 48.75" tall X 17.5" wide X 11" deep (max. width: 18")
124 cm X 44.5 cm X 28 cm (max. width: 45.5 cm) 

To the left: 48.75" tall X 17.25" wide X 10.75" deep (max. width: 19")
 124 cm X 44 cm X 27.5 cm (max. width: 48.5 cm)

To the right: 48.75" tall X 17.5" wide X 11" deep (max. width: 18")
  124 cm X 44.5 cm X 28 cm (max. width: 45.5 cm)

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