Standing Goddess, Bronze, India (Andhra Pradesh)

Standing Goddess

Date:
6th–7th century
Culture:
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm); D. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, by exchange, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.60
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 240
This unique sculpture has affinities with sixth-and-seventh-century Andhran stone sculpture as well as with some early Pallava works from Tamil Nadu.
[ John Eskenazi Ltd. , London, until 2005, sold to MMA]
New Orleans Museum of Art. "The Elegant Image: Buddhist, Hindu and Jain Bronzes from the Indian Subcontinent," August 6, 2011–October 16, 2011.