University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2008-12-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Nepalese
Provenience: India
Nepal
Date Made: 19th Century - 20th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1946
Section:Asian
Materials:Glass
Turquoise
Metal
Shell
Wood
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Vishnu
Credit Line:Gift of Robert Dreyfuss Rosen, 2008

Description

Rectangluar plaque with central figure of Vishnu, metal overlay and inlaid colored glass (red, green, blue). Background floral motif with filigree design. Tiered borders: Raised metal relief decoration; border of inlaid turquoise stones; floral border of inlaid blue, green and red glass; inlaid turquoise border; metal frame


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