Royal Gold Window

KAB 2024

Medium: Graphite and Charcoal Mixed
Dimensions: 6 x 4 ft
Year: 2023

About the Art

Nepalese art, particularly the Newari architecture’s “San Jhya” window, is a unique and beautiful blend of Hindu and Buddhist symbols. The royal window at Patan’s palace, crafted from wood and gold-plated brass, features three distinct bays: two wooden outer bays and a central bay adorned with intricate gold-plated metalwork. The central bay features Shristikanta Lokesvara, surrounded by Hindu deities and celestial entities. The Torana above features Uma Maheswor, surrounded by revered deities. The window’s design evokes limitless grandeur and embodies Nepalese culture and spirituality, offering inspiration to artists and admirers.

Collection of Timothy Baxte

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