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Bhairava enthroned

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Inscription

Obverse: on top and side: shyam bhairava #21. Reverse: on top, in Devanagari (?), three lines (to be read).

Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1917 by Denman Waldo Ross; Purchased in 1917 from Ananda Coomaraswamy; Purchased in India prior to 1916.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, 18th century

Object Place

Possibly Basohli, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 21 cm (8 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Image: 18.2 x 16.8 cm (7 3/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2792

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper

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Asia

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