Sculpture

2006bc5180 jpg l

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Acquired in 1998 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
SSEA
credit
Purchased with funds provided by the Neil Kreitman Foundation [precise wording to be confirmed]
date_end
1000-12-31
date_start
0800-01-01
date_text
9th century-10th century AD (made)
descriptive_line
Seated figure of Kubera, Java.
dimensions
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Purchased from Jonathan Hope, 20 Roland Gardens, London SW7 3PH. for £4000. and funded by the Neil Kreitman Foundation.
id
11992
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T20:04:11.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T20:04:11.000Z
latitude
-7.32723
location
In Storage
longitude
109.901283
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Bronze
museum_number
IS.59-1998
museum_number_token
is591998
object_number
O9297
object_type
Figure
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
The seated figure Kubera, the obese god of riches, is surrounded by jars filled with jewels (one is missing). The condition is sound, with loss of two feet from the throne base. Kuber has a Buddhist counterpart, Jambhala, who has the same attributes, but with variant meanings.
place
Java
primary_image_id
2006BC5180
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
sculpture-figure
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
Sculpture
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1000
year_start
800