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Vishnu with Lion and Boar Heads	  Kashmir; 8th - 9th century	 Copper alloy	 H. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)

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.

Masterpiece 3 Metal Krishna Statue 44"

Explore our large collection of Krishna Statues. View Krishna statues in his many forms; Gopal Krishna as the beguiling cow herder as he plays his flute for Radha in Radha Krishna poses and many other styles of Krishna sculpture.

Statuette of the Hindu god Vishnu, c.1200 (high-copper bronze, incised, gilt, set with gems and painted)

Statuette of the Hindu god Vishnu, (high-copper bronze, incised, gilt, set with gems and painted)

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

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

Disability Week!Vamana[Source]Vishnu as VamanaIndia...

centuriespast: “ Shiva Vamana century A. (Vakataka Period) Place of Origin: Mansar, Nagpur, Maharashtra The National Museum, India ”

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This head of Shiva is made from the mottled red sandstone local to Mathura in northern India. It was produced during the Gupta period (c.350-550 AD). Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

This head of Shiva is made from the mottled red sandstone local to Mathura in northern India. It was produced during the Gupta period AD).

A COPPER ALLOY VAHANA DEPICTING A BULL, Karnataka, 19th Century CE, Live Auction, Mumbai, December 17, 2014

A COPPER ALLOY VAHANA DEPICTING A BULL, Karnataka, 19th Century CE, Live Auction, Mumbai, December 17, 2014

Orissa (eastern India), about 16th century© 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Orissa (eastern India), about century © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Chola Period bronzesc mountain-like karandamukuta Vanki arm band tri-bent pose or Tribhanga. This is considered the most graceful and sensual position of the classical Indian dance form, Odissi also be one of submission to her partner, Shiva, who would often be found accompanying her in his form as Lord of the Dance or Nataraja

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.

COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF VISHNU, Southern India, 17th Century CE, Live Auction, Mumbai, December 17, 2014

COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF VISHNU, Southern India, 17th Century CE, Live Auction, Mumbai, December 17, 2014

A PAIR OF WOOD CARVINGS FROM A CEREMONIAL CHARIOT, Southern India, 19 Century CE, Live Auction, December 17, 2014

A PAIR OF WOOD CARVINGS FROM A CEREMONIAL CHARIOT, Southern India, 19 Century CE, Live Auction, December 17, 2014

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