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Figure - Hanuman

Hanuman

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Deccan

  • Date:

    1825-1875 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Copper alloy

  • Museum number:

    753-1874

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Hanuman, the monkey god standing with his tail framing his head.
This rather crudely cast figure strides with the right foot forward, on a simple stepped reangular base. The right hand holds a club and the left the mountain. He wears Deccani crown.

Place of Origin

Deccan

Date

1825-1875 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Copper alloy

Dimensions

Height: cm 10.1

Object history note

Bought from the William Tayler collection in 1874.

Descriptive line

Hanuman, the monkey god, copper alloy, before 1874.

Subjects depicted

Hinduism

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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