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Panel

  • Place of origin:

    Cochin (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved teak wood

  • Museum number:

    IS.2564B-1883

  • Gallery location:

    Architecture, Room 128, case EXP

Physical description

Carved teak wood ceiling panel with reliefs of various Hindu deities. The highly sculputed frieze represents the history of the marriage of Rama. The panels came from the portico of a Pagoda in Cochin, demolished in 1874. The complete ceiling decoration consisting of individual panels measured 21ft. 6in. by 5 ft. 6in.

Place of Origin

Cochin (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Carved teak wood

Dimensions

Width: 14 in, Length: 14 in

Descriptive line

Teak wood ceiling panel, Kerala, early 19th century

Materials

Teak

Techniques

Carved

Subjects depicted

Figures; Deities

Categories

Woodwork; Sculpture; Religion; Hinduism; Architectural fittings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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