Carved Conch with Lakshmi-Narayana
India (possibly West Bengal) or Bangladesh
Shell with silver additions
H. 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm); W. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); D. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Gift of Evelyn Kossak, The Kronos Collections, 1986
The central medallion shows Narayana, a form of Vishnu, seated in a pavilion with his consort Lakshmi.
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