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Uma-Maheshvara (Shiva and His Consort Parvati)

Asian Art

On View: Asian Galleries, Arts of the Himalayas, 2nd floor
MEDIUM Bronze with traces of gilding and inlaid rubies
  • Place Made: Nepal
  • DATES 13th century
    DIMENSIONS 6 1/2 x 7 x 3 1/2 in. (16.5 x 17.8 x 8.9 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Amy and Robert L. Poster in memory of Mahmood T. Diba
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1982, provenance not yet documented; before 1982, acquired by Doris Wiener, New York, NY; before 1982, acquired by Pan-Asian Collection (Christian Humann, New York, NY and Paris, France); 1982, purchased at Christie's sale of the Pan-Asian Collection by Amy and Robert L. Poster of New York, NY; 1998, gift of Amy and Robert L. Poster to the Brooklyn Museum.
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    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Asian Galleries, Arts of the Himalayas, 2nd floor
    CAPTION Uma-Maheshvara (Shiva and His Consort Parvati), 13th century. Bronze with traces of gilding and inlaid rubies, 6 1/2 x 7 x 3 1/2 in. (16.5 x 17.8 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Amy and Robert L. Poster in memory of Mahmood T. Diba, 1998.133. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1998.133_transp4534.jpg)
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