pedestal / figure
Image and pedestal (in two parts). Figure of (a) four-armed Viṣṇu standing on a lotus base and (b) an elaborate pedestal resting on lions with a backplate consisting of a multi-headed serpent and a floral arch; cast in a copper alloy.
- Found/Acquired: Nepal
- (Asia,South Asia,Nepal)
- Height: 17.2 centimetres (Vishnu)
- Height: 42.4 centimetres (pedestal;backplate)
According to register, modern, 'from temple at Pashpecky' [=Pashupati?].
4 February 1998
Clean to improve appearance.
Dull,dusty.The surface had been treated previously by brushing with'Renaissance'microstalline wax.
Lightly steam cleaned to remove dust,dried with paper tissues and dry brushed to improve the appearance of the previously waxed surface.
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Object reference number: RRI1934
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