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Seated Ganesha

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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    12th-13th century
  • Geography

    Halebid, Karnataka state, India
  • Material

    Chloritic schist
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 88.6 x 53.7 x 33.7 cm (34 7/8 x 21 1/8 x 13 1/4 in)
  • Accession Number

    S1987.960
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S1987.960

Object Details

  • Provenance

    ?-?
    William H. Wolff, Inc., New York, NY, method of acquisition unknown [1]
    By 1982-1987
    Arthur M. Sackler, purchased from William H. Wolff, Inc. [2]
    From 1987
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Dr. Arthur M. Sackler [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Gift Inventory, number S-3000, lists the Wolff stock number “WW 02/931F” as a dealer number, copy in object file.
    [2] See note 1. Peter Marks evaluated the work in 1982.
    [3] Pursuant to the agreement between Dr. Arthur M. Sackler and the Smithsonian Institution, dated July 28, 1982, legal title of the donated objects was transferred to the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery on September 11, 1987.
    Research Completed October 20, 2022
  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Art of Knowing in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas (March 25, 2023 - ongoing)
    Gods, Companions, and Devotees (October 14, 2017 to March 13, 2020)
    Sculpture of South Asia and the Himalayas (November 19, 1992 to July 9, 2017)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    William H. Wolff, Inc. (1906-1991)
    Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987)
  • Origin

    Halebid, Karnataka state, India
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
  • Type

    Sculpture
  • On View

    Sackler Gallery 22a: The Art of Knowing in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas
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