20 March 2012
A bronze figure of Balakrishna
South India, 15th century
Standing on a lotus blossom with his right leg raised, over a waisted plinth incised with a lattice pattern, his left hand stretched out to his side and his right holding a butterball, adorned with a beaded belt and necklace, the face with long nose and elongated eyes, the hair pulled up into a flat bun and backed by a diminutive shiraschakra
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high
Doris Wiener Gallery, New York, 1990
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