Description Here, Shiva is at ease. He was once accompanied by a figure of his spouse Uma, who was seated on a similar pedestal. The antelope symbolizes (among other things) that Shiva is the "Lord of Creatures."
Provenance Nasli Heeramaneck, New York, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, April 1970, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 2011, by gift.
Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2011
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