Seated Vishnu Depicted As King Of Boon Bestowers (Varadaraja)
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1982.32
Title
Seated Vishnu Depicted as King of Boon Bestowers (Varadaraja)
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, figurine
Date
Medieval period, 14th century
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Tamil Nadu
Culture
Indian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lost-wax cast copper alloy; from Tamil Nadu, South India
Dimensions
H. 32.7 x W. 22.2 x D. 10.9 cm (12 7/8 x 8 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane Fund for the Acquisition of Oriental Art and Oriental Department Discretionary Fund
Accession Year
1982
Object Number
1982.32
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), Cat. #70 / p. 67

Exhibition History

Re-View: Arts of India & the Islamic Lands, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/26/2008 - 06/01/2013

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted