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An image of Carved temple strut (tunala) depicting a celestial female by

Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

Title
Carved temple strut (tunala) depicting a celestial female
Place of origin
Kathmandu ValleyNepal
Year
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
Accession number
33.2000.a-b
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

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.