Figurine: Baby Bala Krisna

2012.10.0018

Photo of Figurine: Baby Bala Krisna

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Figurine: Baby Bala Krisna   (2012.10.0018)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Art : N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Asia, South, India, Gujarat State
Period/Date 1800 - 1850 CE
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 10.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Length) 7.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 6.7 cm
Weight 507 g
Measuring Remarks Second largest dimension is the length of the platform. Third largest dimension is the width of the platform.
Materials Metal
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

Metropolitan Museum, Example of Krisna with headdress wide at top, South India, 18-19th c., 19.135.26 http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/60006251?rpp=60&pg=2&ft=krishna&pos=70 Yale Peabody Museum, has three examples with photos on line of baby krisnas with this type of headdress: http://peabody.yale.edu/collections/search-collections?ant. General example of Krisna, South India, Madras, 19.135.25 http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/60006444?rpp=60&pg=2&ft=krishna&pos=72 Example at Brooklyn Museum: Nepal, http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/103732/Gopala_Baby_Krishna

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Robert C. and Donna M. Spina Helmholz
Reproduction N/A
Reproduction Information N/A

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