Uma

Indian
later Chola period
12th–14th century


Object Place: Tamil Nadu, Southern India

Dimensions

Overall: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.1827

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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