Lot 314 (Garden and Natural History Sealed Bid Auction, 12th June 2019)
Sold for £2,500
† An exceptionally large Lingum stone
86cm high by 36cm wide
Shiva Lingum Stones are so called because in the Hindu religion they symbolise the union between heaven and earth. These natural stones were collected from the Narmada river and it is believed that a meteorite coloured the jasper on its impact with the earth.