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Seated Vishnu Depicted as King of Boon Bestowers (Varadaraja)


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Seated Vishnu Depicted as King of Boon Bestowers (Varadaraja), Medieval period, 14th century
Sculpture
, Figurine
Indian
,
13th-14th century
Creation Place: Tamil Nadu, India
Lost-wax cast copper alloy; from Tamil Nadu, South India
H. 32.7 x W. 22.2 x D. 10.9 cm (12 7/8 x 8 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.)
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
, 1982.32
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Bibliography
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