Celestial Woman with Mangoes
Originally a bracket connecting a pillar with the ceiling; tang removed

Artist/maker unknown, India

Geography:
Made in Chandravati, Jhalawar District, Rajasthan, India, Asia

Date:
c. 10th century

Medium:
Sandstone

Dimensions:
17 x 19 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches (43.2 x 49.5 x 26.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
South Asian Art

Object Location:

* Gallery 231, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1956-75-10

Credit Line:
Purchased with funds contributed by Miss Anna Warren Ingersoll, Nelson Rockefeller, R. Sturgis Ingersoll, Mrs. Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, Dr. I. S. Ravdin, Mrs. Stella Elkins Tyler, Louis E. Stern, Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Levy, Mrs. Flagler Harris, and with funds from the bequest of Sophia Cadwalader, funds from the proceeds of the sale of deaccessioned works of art, the George W. B. Taylor Fund, the John T. Morris Fund, the John H. McFadden, Jr., Fund, the Popular Subscription Fund, and the Lisa Norris Elkins Fund from the Stella Kramrisch Collection, 1956

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