G615.9 Sandstone figure of a male deity, probably Bhairava (the fearsome aspect of Shiva) holding up an elephant


G615.9 Sandstone figure of a male deity, probably Bhairava (the fearsome aspect of Shiva) holding up an elephant

Central India, Probably Madhya Pradesh

10th-11th century

41 x 36 x 12 cm

Reference: For a related image of Bhairava in the Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri see: https://maa.missouri.edu/30-objects/30

Provenance: Private collection, UK.