with Lion and Boar Heads - century Vishnu is worshipped by as the preserver of the universe. He descends to earth in different guises and restores the balance of the universe. In this image, Vishnu's three heads denote three aspects of his character.
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ASIA SOCIETY: THE COLLECTION IN CONTEXT India, Karnataka; Later Chalukyas of Kalyani period, late 11th - early 12th century Schist (metasiltstone) H. 39 3/4 in. (101 cm) Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of Asian Art
A very fine solid bronze figure of a Chola period goddess Paravati, Shiva's consort. Standing at 5 feet and solid case in one piece, this finely detailed sculpture was cast 50 years ago in the famous, centuries old South Indian village of Swamimali.