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  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    South India (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1850 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    bronze cast

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rama (or one of the brothers- Bharata) posed to hold a (missing) bow and arrow, with a quiver behind his right shoulder.. In the "Ganga-Jumana" technique, with skin copper coloured, costume and jewellery brass. Relatively elongated proportions.

Place of Origin

South India (made)


1800-1850 (made)

Materials and Techniques

bronze cast


Height: 14.5 cm, Weight: 542 g

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Rama (or one of his brothers-Bharata); Sculpture, bronze, South India, 1800-1850


Copper alloy

Subjects depicted



Religion; India Museum


South & South East Asia Collection

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