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Figure - Sculpture

Sculpture

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Tamil Nadu (made)

  • Date:

    11th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    IS.177-1993

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Unfinished bronze of Sambandar- a Shaivite child saint.

Place of Origin

Tamil Nadu (made)

Date

11th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 39.1 cm

Object history note

Gift from S.Eilenberg - 18 July 1993

Descriptive line

Unfinished figure of Sambandar, bronze, Tamil Nadu.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Publ: P.Pal, " Krishna, the Cowherd King", LACMA 1972.
Dehejia, Vidya, Eskanazi, John, and Guy, John. Chola: Sacred Bronzes of Southern India. London : Royal Academy of Arts, 2006. ISBN 10:1-903973-83-X / 13:978-1-903973-83-7 / 10:1-903973-84-8 / 13:978-1-903973-84-4. p. 21, fig. 12.
p. 21, fig. 12

Production Note

South India

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Hinduism

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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