Siddhapratima yantra

copper
Western India (Gujarat), late 19th cent.
high: 20,5 cm.

Very rare depiction of a jain `void’. See for instance:
Jan van Alphen, De trap naar de verlossing – 2500 kaar kunst en religie van het jainisme, Antwerpen 2000, p. 183.
Pratapaditya Pal, The Peaceful Liberators – Jain Art from India, New York/Los Angeles 1994,  p. 49, fig. 36.

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