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Sculpture - sculpture

sculpture

  • Object:

    Sculpture

  • Place of origin:

    Tamil Nadu (made)

  • Date:

    18century-19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Copper decorated with incised ornament.

  • Museum number:

    IS.2203-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The infant Krishna is een stirring the pot of curd, helping his mother Yashoda to make butter. The tenons on the base indicate thast this image originally had a surrounding backplate. (prabha torana).

Place of Origin

Tamil Nadu (made)

Date

18century-19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Copper decorated with incised ornament.

Dimensions

Height: 6.25 in

Descriptive line

Balakrishna, copper, Tamilnadu, South India, 18/19th century.

Production Note

Tamilnadu, South India, Nayak Period.

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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