Sculpture
 27 Feb 2014 Sculpture
Shiva in meditation

Dieng Plateau
Java

1864 ca

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 6 Jan 2014 Sculpture
Dance scene of 13 male figures made of plaster and painted brown with white clothing, all standing on circular wooden board (a). Figures attached to board with metal wires protruding from their feet and pass through holes in board. (b) man wearing turban and loincloth playing drum held horizontal... Read More
 15 Dec 2013 Sculpture
HARIHARA is the name of a combined deity form of both Vishnu (Hari) and Shiva (Hara) from the Hindu tradition. Also known as Shankaranarayana ("Shankara" is Shiva, and "Narayana" is Vishnu), Harihara is thus worshipped by both Vaishnavites and Shaivities as a form of the Supreme God, as well as b... Read More
 15 Dec 2013 Sculpture
'Deification stele with figure of Harihara, in the Residency garden, Kediri, East Java, 1866-67'

The colonial authorities in the Dutch East Indies had first used photography to document the great Buddhist stupa of Borobudur in 1844, but this very early archaeological project proved abortive an... Read More
 2 Nov 2013 Sculpture
Sculpture of Vishnu as Trivikrama in the north verandah of Cave II, Badami, Bijapur District - 1874

Photograph of a sculpture of Vishnu as Trivikrama in the north verandah of Cave 2 at Badami, taken by James Burgess in 1874. Badami, formerly known as Vatapi, was the capital of the early Chaluk... Read More
 13 Oct 2013 Sculpture
Sculpture of Durga as Mahishasuramardini
11th century
India

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 13 Oct 2013 Sculpture
Durga as Mahishasuramardini
12th century

Pala-Sena dynasty

Brass
H: 15.7 W: 10.1 D: 8.2 cm
Bangladesh

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 13 Oct 2013 Sculpture
Durga slaying the Buffalo
9th century

Central Javanese Period

Stone
Java, Indonesia

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 13 Oct 2013 Sculpture
Figure of Durga slaying the Buffalo-demon
Deccan Plateau
Late 9th century - early 10th century AD

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 9 Sep 2013 Sculpture
Ganesha

1865 ca.
Jakarta

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 9 Sep 2013 Sculpture
Standing Ganesha

Pre-Angkor period, Prasat Andet style, second half of 7th century
Cambodia
Stone

The elephant-headed deity Ganesha removes obstacles and is thus the god of success and good fortune; in this sense, he is a god of great importance for everyday existence. In Southeast Asia, ... Read More
 9 Sep 2013 Sculpture
Ganesha - Remover of Obstacles

9th/10th century
Central Java
Indonesia

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 9 Sep 2013 Sculpture
Twenty-Armed Dancing Ganesha - Remover of Obstacles

10th century
Madhya Pradesh
India

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 8 Sep 2013 Sculpture
Image of a Goddess (possibly Uma)

Champa period
9th/10th century
Bronze
Vietnam

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 8 Sep 2013 Sculpture
Uma

Bronze
1400 - 1500 ca.
India

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 8 Sep 2013 Sculpture
Pārvatī

Made of sandstone
Pre-Angkor (period)
8thC(early)
Cambodia

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 11 Aug 2013 Sculpture
Figure of Kālī striding over recumbent Śiva. Her necklace is formed of several skulls, while in her hand she carries a further gory trophy. Her crown is of a specifically Bengali type. Made of painted and gilded clay.

19thC(late)
Bengal

Curator's comments:
Dallapiccola 2004:

During th... Read More
 11 Jul 2013 Sculpture
Royal Insignia of Vijayanagar - The Boar, Sun, Moon and Dagger.

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 10 Jul 2013 Sculpture
A figure in bronze of the goddess Pārvatī.
Vijayanagara
1550 (circa)
Bronze
Height: 58 centimetres

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 10 Jul 2013 Sculpture
One of a pair of balustrades in the shape of a lion looking backwards.
Vijayanagara
16th century

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