Siva as Nataraja

Indian, Southern
about 1800


Object Place: Southern India

Dimensions

103 x 102 x 33 cm (40 9/16 x 40 3/16 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

21.1828

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

1921, sold in India by Sir William Beardsell (d. 1940), through Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947), to the MFA [1]. (Accession date: September 1, 1921)

Notes:
[1] The British art collector and businessman Sir William Beardsell (d. 1940) ran Messrs. W.A. Beardsell & Co., Ltd., based in Chennai, India, beginning in 1887.

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund