Śara, on which is depicted Viṣṇu and Lakṣmī; beneath is Lakṣmī's owl. Made of painted earthenware.
- Found/Acquired: Kalighat (?)
- (Asia,South Asia,India,West Bengal,Calcutta,Kalighat)
- Diameter: 27 centimetres
For discussion of Bengali pottery, see R P Gupta (ed.), 'The Arts of Bengal & Eastern India' (Crafts Council of West Bengal, 1982).
- Associated with: Kalighat Temple
- (Asia,India,West Bengal,Calcutta,Kalighat,Kalighat Temple)
There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Object reference number: RRI11246
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.