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Siva on Nandi

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Inscription

Long inscription on reverse names King Virabhadravarmadeva, describes his meritorious achievements, and credits the commissioning of a palace and a statue of Shiva to him. It also includes the date 1331 in the Saka calendar, which corresponds to 1409/10.

Provenance

1986, sold by Ken J. J. Baars, Surrey, England, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 17, 1986)

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund

Vietnamese, 1409 or 1410

Object Place

Vietnam

Dimensions

Height x width: 25 9/16 x 17 11/16 x 12 5/8 in. (65 x 45 x 32 cm)

Accession Number

1986.331

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture