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Figure Seated on an Ornate Throne

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India Anonymous,
Figure Seated on an Ornate Throne, n. d.
6 in. x 4 in. x 2 3/8 in. (15.24 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.03 cm)

Object Type: Statuary
Technique: Cast
Period: Early Modern 18th-19th
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 71.1.283

There are characters (possibly Sanscrit) carved into the back of the throne. A sticker reading ""I757" and another reading "757" on the bottom of the object.

Cast brass.

Object Description
A Jain Tirthanka (ascetic) statue of a figure, seated in lotus, on an ornate throne. The throne is decorated with many figures, both human and animal. The figure has hematite for eyes, and a piece at the center of the chest.

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