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A good quality four armed image in the usual pose to play a (missing) flute. As usual the upper hands hold a chakra and conch, which are well detailed, as is typical of the regional style. Other regional indicators are flower-like projections from the crown, makara earrings and a relatively simply lotus base. Venugopalas in this regional style often had a a small gada supporting the bent knee but his image never seems to have had one.
Dark brass colour, light to merate wear.
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Height: 17.5 cm, Weight: 853 g
Object history note
Transferred from the India Museum in London to the South Kensington Museum ( now the V&A) in 1879.
Krishna; Sculpture, bronze, India, 1700-1800
Religion; India Museum
South & South East Asia Collection