Standing Figure of Vishnu

Standing Figure of Vishnu

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION┬áStanding figure of Vishnu with four arms holding his attributes: wheel (Chakra), club (Gada), conch (Sankha) and two bosses in the main right hand replacing the god’s lotus. Condition: some gilt gone or uneven, most stone inlay now missing, and the club held in the upper left hand is bent. Figure does not have its own base. Condition 5/23/83: Surface gilding is uneven. Most of the semi-precious inlaid stones are missing. Attribute in figures’ upper left hand is bent inward, but intact. Figure does not have its own base (AGP).

Details

  • Title : Standing Figure of Vishnu
  • Year : 10th century
  • Classification : Sculpture
  • Medium : Gilt Bronze (high copper content)
  • Dimension : 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm)
  • Accession No : 29.18
  • Country/ Geo-location : Nepal
  • Museum : Brooklyn Museum
  • Credit Line : Gift of Frederic B. Pratt
  • Status : This item is not on view
  • CAPTION : Standing Figure of Vishnu, 10th century. Gilt bronze (high copper content), 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Frederic B. Pratt, 29.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 29.18_front_acetate_bw.jpg)
  • IMAGE : front, 29.18_front_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph