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Kalpavriksha. Kamadhenu. (Tree of Life. Cow of Plenty)
- 63 x 68 cm., polychrome gouache portrait and Devanagari titles in gold and red edged in gold in a thin white border, on paper covered card. N.p. [Sivakasi], [Sree Lakshmi Calendars], unsigned, n.d. Scribbled instructions in Hindi on verso. Borders shabby, chipped, worn and torn with some loss of white border and inconsequential colour areas. Not affecting very fine and crisp central image. A bareheaded Hindu Saint, is portrayed in saffron robes standing above bowls of prasad, holding a golden spouted vessel by the handle, offering a mudra of protection. Rama emanates from his chest and he stands in front of a golden altar [?] borne by a blueish Kamadhenu, with prominent udders, and below Kalpavriksha.The tree manifests images of Krishna and Vishnu within the foliage.
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