A minor Hindu demon, probably from the Ramayana. The figure is three-quarters length, cut off below the knees. Eyes are round and protruding. Hands are clasped in front of the chest. He wears an elaborate headdress, a costume with wing-like projections over the shoulder blades, a jeweled pendant, girdle clasp, etc.
Ex. coll. Montrose Museum, Angus County, Scotland. Reported to have been given by Raffles.
Gift of Richard C. Bull
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Southeast Asian Gallery (1987 - 1992)
Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997)
The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997)
[Article] Bull, Richard C. 1965. The Metamorphosis of One Collector. Expedition. 7 (3): 38-47.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43
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