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  • Place of origin:

    Varanasi (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 17, shelf 8

Physical description

Terracotta moulding, or architectural detail.

Place of Origin

Varanasi (made)


18th century (made)


Height: 5.1 cm, Width: 17.6 cm, Depth: 9.5 cm

Object history note

One of ten examples (IM.31 to 40-1909) purchased from Mrs Kate Spencer in 1909, all architectural details in terracotta from the same Hindu temple in Varanasi.

Descriptive line

brick; Architecture, terracotta, India

Production Note

From a Hindu temple at Varanasi


Hinduism; Architecture; Ceramics


South & South East Asia Collection

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