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Hanuman, striding - Figure

Figure

  • Object:

    Hanuman, striding

  • Place of origin:

    South India (or South Deccan)

  • Date:

    1825-1900 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze

  • Museum number:

    596(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Hanuman, the monkey ally of Rama

Hanuman, striding with the right hand raised, appoximately in abhaya mudra; the left rests on his bent left knee, with a flower/herb rising from it. He stands on an incised oval lotus over a flat recangle. Bronze colour, little wear.

Place of Origin

South India (or South Deccan)

Date

1825-1900 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze

Dimensions

Height: cm 15.7, Weight: g 1,153

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879

Descriptive line

Hanuman; Sculpture, bronze before 1880

Subjects depicted

Hinduism

Categories

India Museum

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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