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Figure

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Madras (made)

  • Date:

    19th Century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Copper cast

  • Museum number:

    IM.98-1924

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The saint is seated with legs crossed in the yoga attitude and braced by a yogapatta. He is nude but for a tiger skin- loin cloth and a rosary of rudraksha berries round his neck His hair is long and matted and in his hands he holds a ball and a flower(?0. It has square lotus base.

Place of Origin

Madras (made)

Date

19th Century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Copper cast

Dimensions

Height: 3 in, Width: 1.6 in

Object history note

Gifted to the museum by Mrs. L.S.Bradley

Descriptive line

Seated figure of a Shaivite ascetic (yogi).

Production Note

Madras , South India

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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