"Extraordinary 18th-century sandstone-panel wall piece depicting Shiva and his two attendants. Originally from a temple Rajasthan, a state in the northwest of India. Lord Shiva is known as the god of mercy and compassion as well as the transformer. He protects his followers from evil, lust and anger. He also grants and awakens wisdom in His devotees. Shiva is the third member of the Hindu Trinity the other two being Brahma and Vishnu. Shiva is regarded as one the five primary gods within the Hindu religion." A native of Cody, WY, Russell Johnson found his true calling on a trip to Buenos Aires while visiting one of the most inspiring flea markets he’d ever encountered. The multilingual maverick instantly knew what he had to do: In 1997 he launched Russell Johnson Imports with an eclectic line of vintage objects that were an instant hit among designers and the media alike. In this specially curated sale Russell shares an amazing collection of authentic architectural elements, antique furniture, accessories, and art from India and other parts of the world.