<em>Standing Figure of Vishnu</em>, 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_PS11.jpg)

Standing Figure of Vishnu

Medium: Gilt bronze (high copper content)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:10th century

Dimensions: 9 11/16 in. (24.6 cm)


Museum Location: Asian Galleries, Arts of the Himalayas, 2nd floor


Accession Number: 29.18

Image: 29.18_front_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Standing 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).

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