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Title

Carved temple strut (tunala) depicting a celestial female


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Kathmandu Valley Nepal


Date

13th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

wood


Dimensions

130.5 x 18.8 x 19.5 cm object with stand :

a - wooden object; 128 x 16.5 x 8.4 cm

b - metal stand; 13.1 x 1.9 x 2 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Alex Biancardi 2000


Location

Not on display


Accession number

33.2000.a-b



Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Pratapaditya Pal, Orientations, 'Sensuous Spirituality: Hindu and Buddhist Art from the Indic Cultural Realm', pg. 80-87, Hong Kong, Sep 2000, 87 (illus.). fig.12

Editor Unknown, Arts of Asia [vol 4, no 5], 'The Wooden Sculptures of Nepal', pg. 51-57, Hong Kong, 1974.