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Comb with Vishnu and Peacock


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Description The four-armed Vishnu is shown reclining on a serpent upon the cosmic ocean, during the time between world periods, when the universe has collapsed. On the other side is a handsome peacock.
Exhibitions
  • Desire and Devotion: Art from India, Nepal, and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara; Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong. 2001-2003.
Provenance David Antiquities, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, March 1969, by purchase.
Credit Promised gift of John and Berthe Ford

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Period
18th century
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
F.174
Measurements
H: 4 1/8 x W: 3 1/16 x D: 1/2 in. (10.5 x 7.8 x 1.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Nepal (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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