Seated figure of the Jain goddess Sulocanā, shown with eight arms, seated on a lotus and surrounded by attendant figures; a seated Jina at the top. Carved in beige sandstone; inscribed.
- 850 (circa)
- Found/Acquired: Gyaraspur (probably from Mālādevī temple)
- (Asia,South Asia,India,Madhya Pradesh,Gyaraspur)
- Height: 76.2 centimetres
- Width: 47 centimetres
Inscription CommentLabel naming the goddess.
Sulocana is the yakṣī of the Tīrthankara Padmaprabha
1995 6 Nov-22 Jan, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Peaceful Liberators: Jain Art from India
1995 5 Mar-28 May, Kimbell Art Museum, The Peaceful Liberators: Jain Art from India
1995 15 Jul-17 Sept, New Orleans Museum of Art, The Peaceful Liberators: Jain Art from India
1995-1996 2 nov-21 Jan, London, V&A, The Peaceful Liberators: Jain Art from India
Purchased by John Bridge at the Stuart sale at Christie's in June, 1830. The collection was given to the British Museum in 1872 by Mrs John Bridge and his nieces, Miss Fanny Bridge and Mrs Edgar Baker, on the death that year of George Bridge, brother of John Bridge.
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Object reference number: RRI848
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