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Votive figure - Seated Goddess

Seated Goddess

  • Object:

    Votive figure

  • Place of origin:

    London (Made)

  • Date:

    April 1988 (Made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mistry, Dhruva (Mr.) (Artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Terracotta

  • Museum number:

    IS.48-1988

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 1

Physical description

A female figure seated on a chair. She is naked above the waist and wears a long skirt. Circular earrings are inserted into her earlobes. Her hair is dressed into a large pigtail which joins the back of the seat.

Place of Origin

London (Made)

Date

April 1988 (Made)

Artist/maker

Mistry, Dhruva (Mr.) (Artist)

Materials and Techniques

Terracotta

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm, Width: 8 cm, Depth: 9.5 cm

Descriptive line

Seated goddess sculpture, terracotta, Dhruva Mistry, 1988

Production Note

Made while Dhruva Mistry was Artist in Residence at the V&A in April 1988.

Materials

Clay

Techniques

Fired

Categories

Ceramics; Sculpture

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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