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 Figure group - Lakshminarayana


  • Object:

    Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    South India (or possibly southern Deccan region, made)

  • Date:

    1675-1775 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    cast bronze

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A group of Vishnu with Lakshmi sitting on his right knee with Garuda kneeling below.Vishnu with a high headdress (kirita) is holding prayer beads (normally associated with Shiva or Brahma) in his lower right hand and a strange openwork object in his upper left. Lakshmi's feet rest on what appears to be a slightly odd lotus. A small Garuda is on the front of the base. The bronze shows a good deal of wear.

Place of Origin

South India (or possibly southern Deccan region, made)


1675-1775 (made)

Materials and Techniques

cast bronze


Height: 11.5 cm, Weight: 391 g

Descriptive line

Bronze group of Lakshminarayana with Garuda, eighteenth century from South India or possibly the southern Deccan

Production Note

or South Deccan


Copper alloy

Subjects depicted





South & South East Asia Collection

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