figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Small brass support in the shape of a crowned Garuda standing on a stepped square stand, his hands raised in front of him in a gesture of obeisance. A short rod projects horizontally from the side of the back, then bends upwards at an angle of 90 degrees. Garuda is the vehicle of Lord Visnu. One of a pair.

probably to support a Visnu shrine according to Dagmar Pospíšilová

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