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Figure - Krishna Venugopala

Krishna Venugopala

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    India (South, made)

  • Date:

    1600-1700 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    cast bronze

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

This finely modelled image has eight arms which is unusual for Venugopala. Two are posed to play a (missing) flute and two hold a conch and chakra; the other atriibutes are too worn to identify. The base is missing but the figure is intact, though considerably worn.
Copper colour with substantial wear.

Place of Origin

India (South, made)


1600-1700 (made)

Materials and Techniques

cast bronze


Height: 8.5 cm, Weight: 103 g

Object history note

Given by Dr.W.L.Hilsburgh

Descriptive line

Krishna Venugopala, copper alloy, South India, 1600-1700


Copper alloy

Subjects depicted





South & South East Asia Collection

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