Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Openwork Panel Depicting a Door Guardian (Dvarapala)

Date:
late 18th century
Culture:
India (Karnataka, Mysore or Tamil Nadu)
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); W. 1 3/4 In. (4.4 cm); D. 3/16 in. (0.5 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Cynthia Hazen Polsky, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.576.1
Not on view
Cynthia Hazen Polsky , New York (by 1996–2011; donated to MMA)
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