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Vishnu, South India, sculpture, bronze, 1775-1825. - Vishnu

Vishnu

  • Object:

    Vishnu, South India, sculpture, bronze, 1775-1825.

  • Place of origin:

    South India (made)

  • Date:

    1775-1825 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    bronze cast

  • Museum number:

    687(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A small standing Vishnu, intact in the usual pose, of good quality for its use. Dark copper colour.

Place of Origin

South India (made)

Date

1775-1825 (made)

Materials and Techniques

bronze cast

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 cm, Weight: 40 g

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in London to the South Kensington Musaeum (now the V&A) in 1879.

Descriptive line

Sculpture, bronze

Materials

Copper alloy

Subjects depicted

Hinduism

Categories

Religion

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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