Festival image of local deity (generic terms: ami (god) or viran (hero)

Historical period(s)
1984-1985
Medium
Fired earthenware
Dimensions
H (overall): 170 cm (66 15/16 in)
Geography
India, Tamil Nadu state
Credit Line
Gift of the Indian Advisory Committee for the Festival of India and the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Government of India
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1986.533
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
earthenware, festival, hero, India
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Contemporary Art, South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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