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Figure - Vishnu

Vishnu

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    South India (made)

  • Date:

    1775-1850 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cast bronze

  • Museum number:

    IM.34-1914

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A standing Vishnu with the chakra missing from the UR hand (despite heavy supporting ties to the head). The base is a well-modelled lotus above a flat retangle that might have slotted into a larger base ( perhaps with a pair of consorts?)

Place of Origin

South India (made)

Date

1775-1850 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Cast bronze

Dimensions

Height: 12 cm, Weight: 337 g

Object history note

Given by Mrs. A.M.Crawley-Boevey

Descriptive line

Vishnu as Ballaji; Sculpture, brass, India

Subjects depicted

Hinduism

Categories

Religion

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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