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Plaque

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Object Number:
2008-12-3
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Nepalese
Provenience:
India
Nepal
Date Made:
19th Century - 20th Century
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1946
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Glass
Turquoise
Metal
Shell
Wood
Technique:
Inlaid
Iconography:
Vishnu
Description:
Vishnu at center of plaque. Flower overhead, surrounded by filigree and inlaid shell / glass (red, blue, green orange) floral motif. Tiered borders: metalwork, then inlaid turquoise level. Outermost is the same as that surrounding Vishnu. Frame edge undulates on sides and top; bottom curves upwards approximating "M-shape" with 2 feet.
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Dreyfuss Rosen

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