Figure of Standing Four-armed Vishnu
Copper and brass
height: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Bequest of Dr. Samuel Eilenberg
Prior to 1998, provenance not yet documented; by 1998, acquired by Samuel Eilenberg of New York; 1998, bequeathed by Samuel Eilenberg to the Brooklyn Museum; April 6, 2021, accessioned by the Brooklyn Museum.
Standing figure of the Hindu god Vishnu depicted in two tones of metal. He holds the discus and the conch in his upper hands and the lotus in one of his lower hands. The other hand appears to be held out to grant wishes. Rounded body and short legs. Could actually be Vaishnavi or Durga.
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