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Vamana (Dwarf Hindu Deity)

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India Anonymous,
Vamana (Dwarf Hindu Deity), c. 1800
Bronze
3 7/8 in. x 1 in. x 7/8 in. (9.84 cm x 2.54 cm x 2.22 cm)


Object Type: Statuary
Technique: Cast
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Vladimar S. Aronovici
Accession Number: 95.3.5


Marks
No marks.

Medium
Cast bronze.

Object Description
Bronze standing figure of Vamana, a dwarf Hindu deity, and the first human form that Vishnu takes. He is shown with large ears, wearing a skirt with ribbons of fabric at the sides, and pants underneath. His hands are positioned to play the flute, but the instrument is missing. The figure's right foot rests on the base. The figure has a cranial protuberance, and a topknot of hair. He stands on a round dais.

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