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    pennant

    Pennant made of thin repoussé metal with seated Gaja Laksmi; coloured red, green and gold.

    • Object type: pennant
    • Production date: 2000-2001
    • Production place: Kerala
    • Find spot: Sabarimala Temple
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    pennant

    Pennant made of repoussé metal with standing Visnu, coloured red, green and gold.

    • Object type: pennant
    • Production date: 2000-2001
    • Production place: Kerala
    • Find spot: Sabarimala Temple
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    popular print

    Print with Hindu gods, goddesses and ritual equipment, including Visnu and consorts.

    • Object type: popular print
    • Production date: 2000-2001
    • Production place: Chennai; Kaduthuruthy
    • Find spot: Partha Sarthi Temple
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    popular print

    Popular print with Hindu gods, goddesses and ritual equipment, including Siva, Visnu, Ganesa, etc.

    • Object type: popular print
    • Producer: N Ayyappan Nair (Published by)
    • Production date: 2000-2001
    • Production place: Kerala; Kaduthuruthy
    • Find spot: Sabarimala Temple
  • figure

    Visnu. Figure of Narayana or reclining Visnu on the multi-headed serpent Ananta; cast in a copper alloy.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Srirangam
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    lamp

    Lamp. Laksmi as Gaja-Laksmi on backplate. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: lamp
    • Find spot: India
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). Made of wood.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 1800
    • Find spot: India
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    figure

    Figure (Laksmi). Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: India
  • sculpture

    Three pieces of an image-frame (parikarma) carved in a fine-grained buff-coloured sandstone, now discoloured. The upper portion, in two parts, has seated figures of Brahma (with three heads, a book and sacrificial spoon), Visnu (shown...

    • Object type: sculpture
    • Production date: 11thC
    • Find spot: India
  • figure

    Stele of Visnu and Laksmi carved in a beige sandstone. Visnu is shown with four arms carrying, in his right hands, a lotus tendril and a conch (saṅkha); in his left hands he has a club (gada) and discus (cakra). Laksmi is two-armed and...

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 11thC
    • Find spot: Khajuraho
  • figure

    Figure (folk deity.Rama). Long moustaches holding bow and chit,prominent eyes and pointed crown.Village work. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (folk deity.Balakrishna). Kneeling holding ball of butter and pot, long hair. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
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    figure

    Figure (Laksmi). Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Find spot: India
  • Sri Krsna Duddhohori; print

    Print. Colour lithograph of Krsna stealing the butter, assisted by eight accomplices. Published. Printing inks on paper. Inscribed. Registered no.273. Lithography.

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: RU and V Press (Published by)
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Find spot: Ghatkopar
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    print

    Coloured print. Printing ink on glass with foil ground. The Krsna icon at Dakor, Gujarat. The icon is flanked by medallions containing ther syllables 'subh' and 'labh'. Inscribed.

    • Object type: print
    • Production date: 1980-1989
    • Find spot: Delhi
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    Shri Shivji (3); Murli Manohar (4); Gopal Krishna (5); print

    Six religious colour prints illustrating the sacred geography of Vraj (1), Krsna (2, 4 & 5) and Siva (3 & 6). Inks on paper. Inscribed.

    • Object type: print
    • Production date: 1980-1989
    • Find spot: Vrindavan
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Events surrounding the birth of Krsna.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Visnu seated on a palanquin composed of female attendants. The painting is framed by a blue, black and gold border, which has been adhered to the paper.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Visnu riding a horse composed of the interlocking forms of female attendants. The painting is framed by a red, black and gold border, which has been adhered to the paper.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Krsna and two gopis (milkmaids), a cow and a serpent. All positioned beneath a kadamba tree.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
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    album

    Album leaf. Deity. Laksmi (?). From Tracings of the Hindu Gods by A. Nicholl +English and Tamil inscriptions. On paper.

    • Object type: album
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Find spot: India
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    album

    Album leaf. Deity. Krishna Kaliyadamana. From Tracings of the Hindu Gods by A. Nicholl +English and Tamil inscriptions. On paper.

    • Object type: album
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Find spot: India
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    Tracings of the Hindu Gods; album

    Album leaf. Deity. Krsna Venugopala. From Tracings of the Hindu Gods by A. Nicholl +English and Tamil inscriptions. On paper.

    • Object type: album
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Find spot: India
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    Tracings of the Hindu Gods; album

    Album leaf. Deity. Laksmi. From Tracings of the Hindoo Gods by A. Nicholl +English and Tamil inscriptions. On paper.

    • Object type: album
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Find spot: India
  • Tracings of the Hindu Gods; album

    Album leaf. Deity. Yasoda suckling Krsna. From Tracings of the Hindoo Gods by A. Nicholl +English and Tamil inscription. On paper.

    • Object type: album
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Find spot: India
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    Tracings of the Hindu Gods; album

    Album leaf. Deity. Laksmi as Gaja-Laksmi. From 'Tracings of the Hindoo Gods' by A. Nicholl +English and Tamil inscription. On paper.

    • Object type: album
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Find spot: India
  • figure

    Fragmentary bronze sculpture of a goddess standing on a recumbent figure, perhaps Kali and Siva. She is shown four-armed and crowned, and with lolling tongue.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Production place: Garhwal
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    figure

    Small bronze dancing figure, perhaps Krsna playing the flute given the position of the arms; naked except for crown and girdle; both the hands are missing.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 15thC
    • Production place: Kerala
  • figure

    Small bronze sculpture of Visnu Gajendramoksha. The very moment that the elephant is saved is depicted here, with Visnu and Lakshmi, seated on Garuda, approaching the elephant. In the foreground is the crocodile in whose back the 'chakra'...

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Production place: India
    • Find spot: India
  • figure

    Standing figure of Visnu as Varaha. The looping garland, the 'vanamala', with which he is draped, is still visible where it passes over his right arm and across his right leg. Made of red sandstone.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 5thC
    • Production place: India
    • Find spot: India
  • figure

    Figure (Agni). Carrying water bowl and rosary. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 11thC-12thC
    • Find spot: Orissa
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    panel

    Panel with Gaja Laksmi scene, the goddess Laksmi being lustrated by elephants. From the lintel of an elaborate mansion door. Made of carved wood.

    • Object type: panel
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Chettinad
    • Find spot: India
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi?). Dancing posture on lotus,pierced ears,hair in bun possibly a secular or cult figure. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). As consort of Panduranga. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). As consort of Panduranga. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). As consort of Panduranga. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 17thC-18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). As consort of Panduranga. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). As consort of Panduranga. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). Panduranga,crude work. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). As consort of Panduranga. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). As consort of Panduranga. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). 2 colour metal. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Carnatic; Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). Crude work. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Standing figure of Laksmi. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). Crude work. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). Large earrings. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 17thC-18thC
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi). Male holding staff and bag. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Find spot: Maharashtra
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    figure

    Figure (group of). Kali squatting on a recumbent Siva. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC-19thC
    • Find spot: Pune
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    figure

    Figures (group of). Kali trampling on Siva. Made of stone (basalt).

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: India
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    print

    Colour religious print of Krsna. Printing inks on paper.

    • Object type: print
    • Production date: 1980-1990
    • Find spot: Dakor
  • Portfolio 4; print

    Print. Silk screen print of Radha and Krsna. Inscribed. Published. Ink on paper. Serigraphy.

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Council for Cultural Relations (Published by); Prafulla Mohanti (Made by)
    • Production date: 1988
    • Find spot: India
  • drawing

    Drawing in black ink on European watermarked paper. Kali, portrayed as a four-armed goddess, seated within an architectural frame, with peacocks above and tigers below. Siva in the form of a linga in each upper corner.

    • Object type: drawing
    • Production date: 1801-1805
    • Find spot: India
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    drawing

    Drawing: Pencil on paper. Standing four armed deity (Visnu?). (Java). Mark.

    • Object type: drawing
    • Production date: 1815
    • Find spot: Java
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    print

    Woodcut, print. Juggernaut, Balarama and Subhadra.

    • Object type: print
    • Find spot: India
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    print

    Woodcut, print. Krsna and Balarama.

    • Object type: print
    • Find spot: India
  • print

    Hand-coloured metal-cut print of Krsna lifting up Mount Govardhan, assisted by Balarama.

    • Object type: print
    • Production date: 19thC(early)
    • Production place: India
    • Find spot: India
  • painting

    Painting. Deity. Krsna and Bakásura. Painted in poster paint on paper.

    • Object type: painting
    • Producer: Sirish Chandra Chitrakar (Made by)
    • Production date: 20thC(late)
    • Find spot: Kalighat
  • painting

    Drawing in black ink on European watermarked paper. Standing images of Visnu, Siva (with attributes of the lunar deity Chandra) and Brahma. Possibly a drawing after a sculpture.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Events surrounding the birth of Krsna. The deity is seated on Yasoda's lap.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Ganesa and Sarasvati, accompanied by a female attendant. The painting is framed by a red, black and gold border, which has been adhered to the paper.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Sarasvati seated on her peacock mount, accompanied by two female attendants.The painting is framed by a red and gold border, which has been adhered to the paper.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Visnu, Siva and Brahma are all seated on a tiger skin. The painting is framed by a blue, black and gold border, which has been adhered to the paper.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Agni, the god of fire, and another figure (one of his three sons?) are seated on lotus flowers. Agni is depicted with seven arms, two heads and three legs. He has seven fiery tongues with which he licks...

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Visnu, Laksmi and Bhudevi stand, framed within decorated cusped archways.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. The Hindu deity Agni on his ram mount and accompanied by two attendants. Agni is depicted with seven arms, two heads and three legs. He has seven fiery tongues with which he licks sacrificial butter. The...

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Durga, seated on a lotus throne, is approached by the other Gods: Siva, Visnu, Brahma, Ganesa, and Indra. The painting is framed by a black and gold border, which has been adhered to the paper.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. The snake demon Ugrasura swallowing Krsna, the gopas (cowherders) and their herd. After the demon swallows Krsna, the god's body expands until the snake demon bursts. The gopas and their whole herd tumble out...

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Krsna and Radha dancing around the kadamba tree, while standing on a lotus flower.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Krsna is seated with an ascetic and Jambavan, the king of the bears. The painting is framed by a blue, black and gold border, which has been adhered to the paper.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Krsna's marriage to Jambhavati, the daughter of Jambavan (the king of the bears). The painting is framed by a black and gold border, which has been adhered to the paper.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Krsna dancing on the head of the demon Kaliya. Two naginis worship the deity, all positioned under a kadamba tree. The painting is framed by a red and gold border, which has been adhered to the paper.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
  • painting

    Gouache painting on paper. Krsna combing Radha's hair, seated on a lotus throne. The painting is framed by a red and gold border, which has been adhered to the paper.

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 1800-1805
    • Find spot: Pune
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    popular print

    Popular religious print on paper depicting the Krsna pilgrimage route centred upon Mathura and Vrindavan in central Uttar Pradesh. Inscribed.

    • Object type: popular print
    • Producer: Prakash Press (Printed by)
    • Production date: 2003
    • Production place: Mathura
    • Find spot: Mathura
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    popular print

    Popular religious print on paper of a painting depicting Rama, Sita, Laksmana and Hanuman.

    • Object type: popular print
    • Production date: 2003
    • Find spot: India
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    painting

    Painting on paper of the goddess Kali, in Kalighat style. She is depicted haloed and four armed and striding over a recumbent Siva. In her upper left she carries a sacrificial knife (ram-dao) and in her lower left she carries a...

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 19thC(late)
    • Production place: Calcutta
  • drawing

    Pen and ink drawing on paper of the goddess Kali, by Shyamal Dutta Roy. She is shown four armed and with an offering plate in front of her. Signed and dated; framed and glazed.

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Shyamal Dutta Roy (Painted by)
    • Production date: 1977
    • Production place: Calcutta
  • figure

    Brass figure of the young cowherd Krsna playing the flute. Krsna is shown standing, one leg bent in front of the other, arms held up, hands poised to play the flute (the instrument itself is never shown in sculptures); the lips and eyes...

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Assam
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    painting

    Painting, watercolour and gouache on paper. The style is figurative with abstractions and the main body of the image has the word Krsna (in Bengali) inscribed repeatedly across it. Both figures have large eyes situated in voluminous heads....

    • Object type: painting
    • Producer: Sunil Madhav Sen (Painted by)
    • Production date: 20thC(late)
    • Production place: Calcutta
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    popular print

    Popular print showing in six panels (clockwise from top left): Tirupati; the Jagannatha Triad; Rama, Sita, Laksmana with Hanuman at Ramesvaram; Dvarakana; Badrinath and Nathya. Each panel is annotated in Hindi. Along the lower edge appears...

    • Object type: popular print
    • Production date: 20thC(late)
    • Production place: Puri
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    popular print

    Popular print of the Jagannatha triad -Jagannatha, Subhadra and Balarama- who are shown adorned in silk, garlanded and set against a blue background. Although the faces remain highly formalised, the two male images have anthropomorphised...

    • Object type: popular print
    • Production date: 20thC(late)
    • Production place: Puri
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    popular print

    Popular print of the Jagannatha triad -Jagannatha, Subhadra and Balarama- who are shown garlanded and set against a red background. Although the faces remain highly formalised, the two male images have anthropomorphised hands and feet in...

    • Object type: popular print
    • Production date: 20thC(late)
    • Production place: Puri
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    popular print

    Popular print with six panels showing various images from the Jagannatha temple in Puri. (Clockwise from top left) Radha and Krsna (Venugopala) standing within an illuminated OM; the Jagannatha Triad; A scene at Ramesvaram (with Hanuman,...

    • Object type: popular print
    • Production date: 20thC(late)
    • Production place: Puri
  • painting

    "Paithan" painting depicting Sarasvati (this painting was the reverse of 2003.10-13.06 depicting Ganesa). The four-armed goddess is seated as if in a building and shown playing a tanpura. She holds a book in her upper left hand and a pair...

    • Object type: painting
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Karnataka; Andhra Pradesh
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    popular print

    Popular print depicting the deities -Jagannatha, Subhadra and Balarama- set within a blue temple niche and set against a red background. The triad is flanked on the right by Hanuman with hands raised in añjalimudra and, on the left,...

    • Object type: popular print
    • Production date: 20thC(late)
    • Production place: Puri
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    popular print

    Popular print depicting the deities -Jagannatha, Subhadra and Balarama- set within a blue temple niche. Jagannatha himself is flanked by two diminutive female deities. At the base appears the lettering "Srijagannathadhamapuri"

    • Object type: popular print
    • Production date: 20thC(late)
    • Production place: Puri
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    popular print

    Popular print depicting the deities -Jagannatha, Subhadra and Balarama- set aginst a red background.

    • Object type: popular print
    • Production date: 20thC(late)
    • Production place: Puri
  • tile

    Rectangular terracotta tile depicting Matsya, the first incarnation of Vishnu in the form of a fish. He is depicted with four arms, each carrying his attributes: chakra (upper right), gada (upper left); lotus (lower right) and conch (lower...

    • Object type: tile
    • Production date: 1990s
    • Production place: India
    • Find spot: India
  • lamp

    Circular lamp with a large bracket carrying a figure of Krsna on one side and Laksmi lustrated by elephants on the other; cast in a copper alloy.

    • Object type: lamp
    • Find spot: Kerala
  • drawing

    Drawing in black ink on European watermarked paper. Two episodes from Krsna's life. In the upper register, as a gopa positioned under the kadamba tree, and with his herd. In the lower register, Krsna is fighting with Kaliya, the snake...

    • Object type: drawing
    • Production date: 1800
    • Find spot: Deccan
  • medal

    Struck silver medal.

    • Object type: medal
    • Production date: 1995
    • Production place: Zambia
  • popular print

    A Hindu popular print depiciting an image in black and white of the statue of Sri Venkateshwar (Visnu) at Tirupati (A.P.).

    • Object type: popular print
    • Production date: 2003
    • Production place: India
    • Find spot: Venkatesvara Temple
  • figure

    Seated figure of the goddess Sarasvati carved in a beige-coloured sandstone. The four-armed goddess holds a rosary (aksamala), palm-leaf book (pustaka) and a stringed instrument (vina). In the pedestal in low relief is her vehicle, the...

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 12thC
    • Find spot: India
  • figure

    Visnu and Laksmi supported by Garuda carved in a beige sandstone. Visnu is shown crowned and holding a lotus tendril, club (gada) and conch (saṅkha, now damaged). Laksmi, seated on Visnu's left lap, embraces him with one arm and holds a...

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 11thC-12thC
    • Find spot: India
  • figure

    Black stone image of the goddess Kali striding over recumbent Siva. The image shows remnants of red and gold paint.

    • Object type: figure
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Hindu
    • Production date: 18thC
    • Find spot: West Bengal
  • figure

    Figure (Agni). Made of stone (basalt).

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 11thC
    • Find spot: India
  • On the Banks of the Jumna; print

    Print. From a signed painting by M. Dhurandhar. The rasamandala of Krsna. No.109. Printing ink on paper. Inscribed.

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: M Dhurandhar (Made by)
    • Production date: 1900-1950
    • Production place: Ravi Varma Press
    • Find spot: Mumbai
  • figure

    Basalt figure group of Visnu and his consort.

    • Object type: figure
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Vaishnava
    • Production date: 17thC-18thC
    • Find spot: Rajasthan; Deccan
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    figure

    Figure (group of). Visnu and Laksmi. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 17thC
    • Find spot: India
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    figure

    Figure (standing female deity.Laksmi?). Made of soapstone, stone (steatite).

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Find spot: Deccan
  • figure

    Figure (Laksmi.Visnu). Made of wood.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 1800
    • Find spot: India
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    figure

    Figures (group of). Visnu and Laksmi. Made of bronze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 16thC
    • Production place: India
    • Find spot: Deccan
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    figure

    Small bronze figure of Bala Krsna dancing and holding in his right a butter ball; set on a lotus base.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 18thC-19thC
    • Production place: Karnataka; Maharashtra