Figure (Viṣṇu). Made of bronze.
- Found/Acquired: India (South)
- (Asia,South Asia,India)
- Height: 15.5 centimetres
- Width: 6 centimetres
- Depth: 4.5 centimetres
2010 Aug 4 – Nov 15, China, Shanghai Museum, ‘India: The Art of the Temple’
17 June 2009
Reason for treatment
Light clean to improve the general appearance. Check the base to see
The object is stable but is layered in museum dust. No corrosion present.
The object was brushed with a sable hair brush to rid it of its accretion.
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Object reference number: RRI6534
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