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Shiva, Parvati, and their son Skanda (Somaskandamurti)

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Provenance

Summer, 1940, sold at the Red Cross sale (probably Christie's, London) to Sir Eric Robert Dalrymple Maclagan (b. 1879 - d. 1951), London, for the MFA for $1000. (Accession Date: June 13, 1940)

Credit Line

Archibald C. Coolidge Fund and Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Indian, Chola period, about 11th century A.D.

Object Place

Tamilnadu, Southern India

Dimensions

45.8 x 54.6 x 16.5 cm (18 1/16 x 21 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

40.470

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture