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ca. second half of the 7th century
India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir)
H. 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of John and Evelyn Kossak, The Kronos Collections, 1982
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 237
The rendering of musculature and handling of complex drapery make this a superb example of the sculptural sophistication of seventh-century Kashmiri art. The jewelry and crown styles are a response to Gupta-period conventions of sixth-century northern India.
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