Plaque

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Acquired in 1883 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
SSEA
credit
date_end
1800-12-31
date_start
1700-01-01
date_text
18th century (made)
descriptive_line
Shrine plaque of Virabhadra with Dakhsa and Bhadrakali, copper alloy, South India, 18th century.
dimensions
Height: 26 cm, Width: 5.875 in, Weight: g 825
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
Trasnferred from the India Museum in London to the South Kensington Museum (now the V&A) in 1879.
id
643
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T19:21:20.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T19:21:20.000Z
latitude
location
In Storage
longitude
marks
materials
materials_techniques
Copper alloy
museum_number
IS.2752-1883
museum_number_token
is27521883
object_number
O84620
object_type
Virabhadra Plaque
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
A representation of Siva with sword and shield, with smaller figures of his consort ( Uma) Parvati and the ram-headed Daksha on either side. Unusually he has only two arms, holding the swordand shield and wears high sandals. A sun and crescent moon ( but no Nandi or Linga) fill the top conrners. The sides have pronouced concave curves. There appears to be a repaired casting crack behind. Brassy colour, moderate wear.
place
primary_image_id
2012FG1162
production_note
Deccan, South India
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
plaque-virabhadra-plaque-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
title
Plaque
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1800
year_start
1700