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Full Record: x-1978-sl-2.3/1978_2_3_VIEW1.JPG

Tsuba (sword guard) with design of blowfish, shrimp and plant

Seishinsai

This small, flat piece made of light brown brass (called "sentoku" in Japanese) has a round diamond shape. It has a triangular shaped hole in the center and another round hole on one side. Artist’s name is signed between the two holes. The surface is slightly concaved from the rim. The front has relief design of a shrimp, blowfish, and bamboo branch. On the back, there are designs of a spiral shell, a barnacle, and water drops. The sea motifs are inlayed with gold, silver, copper, and shakudô (copper-gold alloy).

19th century

19th century

1978/2.3

brass with gold, silver, copper, and shakudô (copper-gold alloy) inlays

rank 7.32399

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.254/1982_1.254OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

1736-1795

1982/1.254

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.255/1982_1.255OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

18th century

1736-1795

1982/1.255

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.259/1982_1.259OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

18th century

1736-1795

1982/1.259

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.238/1982_1.238OBV.JPG

Coin, Tianqi era (1621-1628)

Artist Unknown, China

17th century

1621-1628

1982/1.238

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.244/1982_1.244OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

8th century

713-742

1982/1.244

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.249/1982_1.249OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

17th century

1644-1662

1982/1.249

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.250/1982_1.250OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

17th century

1662-1723

1982/1.250

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.251/1982_1.251OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

17th century

1662-1723

1982/1.251

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.265/1982_1.265OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

17th century

1796-1821

1982/1.265

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.269/1982_1.269OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

19th century

1875-1908

1982/1.269

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.270/1982_1.270OBV.JPG

Coin, Guangxu era (1875-1908)

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

1875-1908

1982/1.270

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.253/1982_1.253OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

18th century

1736-1795

1982/1.253

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.258/1982_1.258OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

18th century

1736-1795

1982/1.258

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.248/1982_1.248OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

1982/1.248

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.256/1982_1.256OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

18th century

1736-1795

1982/1.256

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.257/1982_1.257OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

18th century

1736-1795

1982/1.257

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.266/1982_1.266OBV.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

19th century

1821-1862

1982/1.266

copper

rank 5.53584

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

1st century

1st century

1982/1.242

copper

rank 5.53584

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

1st century

1st century

1982/1.243

copper

rank 5.53584

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

1st century

circa 1st century

1982/1.245

copper

rank 5.53584

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

1st century

circa 1st century

1982/1.246

copper

rank 5.53584

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

1st century

circa 1st century

1982/1.247

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.252/1982_1_252.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

18th century

1736-1795

1982/1.252

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.267/1982_1.267.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

19th century

1821-1862

1982/1.267

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.268/1982_1_268.JPG

Coin

Artist Unknown, China

19th century

1821-1862

1982/1.268

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1980-sl-2.258/1980_2.258.JPG

Mother Goddess and Child upon Her Left Thigh, Seated upon a Lion

Artist Unknown, India

18th century

18th century

1980/2.258

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1980-sl-2.263/1980_2.263.JPG

Seated Figure of Devotee,

Artist Unknown, India

18th century

18th century

1980/2.263

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1980-sl-2.264/1980_2.264.JPG

Warrior

Artist Unknown, India

16th-18th century

16th century - 18th century

1980/2.264

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.123/1975_2.123.JPG

Jina, fragment of a larger shrine

Artist Unknown, India

20th-century

circa 15th century

1975/2.123

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.134/1975_2.134.JPG

Venugopala (Krishna fluting)

Artist Unknown, India

20th-century

circa 19th century - 20th century

1975/2.134

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1977-sl-2.98/1977_2.98.JPG

Bala Krishna

India, Central India

20th century

20th century

1977/2.98

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.145/1975_2.145.JPG

Durga copper plate with mystic design

Artist Unknown, India, Kulu, Himachal Pradesh

A ten-armed figure sits with her legs tucked under her on a tiger with a long uplifted tail. The figure is incised onto the copper plate with a chisel. One set of arms are crossed across her chest, while all but six hands hold weapons. A crossed spear and trident form an X behind the figure. She has wide bracelets at each of her wrists and wears elaborate circular earrings and nose ring with a three partite crown. Two lines in devanagari script are above the figure.

19th-20th century

18th century - 20th century

1975/2.145

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.146/1975_2.146.JPG

Durga Copper Plate

Artist Unknown, India, Kulu, Himachal Pradesh

An eight armed goddess sits astride a tiger with uplifted tail. She carries a noose, punch dagger, shankha, and trident in her right hands and a bow, ring-like discus, arrow and shield in her left arms. She wears a long garland of either large rudraksa or heads around her heck along with other necklaces and pendants. She sits with legs pendant wearing a long skirt. Behind the figure a Om symbol with the end of the letter twirled around it twice and the word Shri written in Devanagari script. Below the figure a grid of letters forms a sacred diagram. The lines forming the grid all end in trident forms. Each square of the grid houses a different letter in nagari.

19th-20th century

19th century - 20th century

1975/2.146

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.131/1975_2.131.JPG

Vishnu, seated (worn from centuries of handling)

Artist Unknown, India, Northeastern India

19th-20th century

19th century - 20th century

1975/2.131

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1978-sl-2.89/1978_2.89.JPG

Plate Inscribed with Flying Figure of Hanuman Holding a Flag, Mace and Spear

Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan

Hanuman is depicted with a human body and a monkey head. The image is incised on the plate and his body is entirely textured with characters in the devanagari script. Often merely the letter ‘r’ designating the god Rama with whom he is associated. He is in a striding posture and there are a number of sections of text scattered around the image. At his feet is a human figure walking in the opposite direction. He holds a double flag consisting of two triangular shapes facing him in his left hand along with a thin club. One appears to emanating from his mouth? His right hand is lifted with an arrow above it and his tail curves behind him. There is also a small altar depicting the two feet of Rama in the area between his outstretched leg and the end of a scarf wrapped around his body.

18th-19th century

18th century - 19th century

1978/2.89

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1981-sl-2.53/1981_2.53.JPG

Garuda

Artist Unknown, India, South India

18th century

18th century

1981/2.53

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1981-sl-2.55/1981_2.55.JPG

Bhairava

Artist Unknown, India, South India

16th – 19th century

16th century - 19th century

1981/2.55

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1981-sl-2.59/1981_2.59.JPG

Durga, seated, with sixteen arms

Artist Unknown, India, South India

Durga sits with her legs in a half lotus position, crossed in front of her, but not interlaced. She has a narrow waist and rounded pointy breasts with broad shoulders. Her front two hands hold a rosary (also in a reassuring gesture) and a pot. Her other hands fan out around her. Reading clockwise, she carries a wide assortment of weapons, an arrow, sword, feather, club, discus, trident and [?] on her right and conch, bell, noose, trident, club?, shield, bow and a kapala (skull cup). She has large open eyes and a full mouth and nose. She wears jewelry including necklaces and shoulder loops, armlets, bracelets and large floral earrings. Her crown rest atop her head, but there are wing-like elements that fan out behind her ears. She sits on a squared base with stylized lotus petals over simpler moldings.

18th century

18th century

1981/2.59

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1981-sl-2.61/1981_2.61.JPG

Vishnu

Artist Unknown, India, South India

18th century

18th century

1981/2.61

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.117/1975_2.117.JPG

Seated Ganesha with 16 Arms and Consort Seated on Left Lap (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown, India, South India

18th century

circa 18th century

1975/2.117

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1977-sl-2.56/1977_2.56.JPG

Lakshmi-Narayana

Artist Unknown, India, South India

19th century

19th century

1977/2.56

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1977-sl-2.59/1977_2.59.JPG

Uma Maheshvara

Artist Unknown, India, South India

18th century

18th century

1977/2.59

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1977-sl-2.91/1977_2.91.JPG

Vishnu triad, with Saraswati and Lakshmi (?) (miniature folk bronze)

Artist Unknown, India, South India

19th century

19th century

1977/2.91

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1979-sl-2.39/1979_2.39.JPG

Narashimha and Consort (Lakshmi Narayana?)

Artist Unknown, India, South India

17th–18th century

17th century - 18th century

1979/2.39

copper

rank 5.53584

Virabhadra plaque

Artist Unknown, India, South India

Shiva as Virabhadra stand in a relaxed posture under an elaborate arch placed above a goose form on either side. The arch curves inward and forms a heart shape at the center meeting in a mask of glory, a kirtimukha. Against the pillars holding up the arch are figures of the goat-headed Daksha on his right and saintly figure on his right. Both are in posed of devotion with their hands in a prayer pose, namaskara. Virabhadra has four arms (reading clockwise from his front right hand) holding a sword, an axe, a trident and resting on a club. He wears a lower garment covered by a series of belts and a multi-tiered necklace coving much of his chest. He also wears a long garland decorated with small human heads at the bottom across his thighs. A five-headed snake hood is spread behind his crown and coils of the snake project above each of his shoulders.

19th century

20th century

1979/2.42

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.137/1975_2.137.JPG

Equestrian Figure

Artist Unknown India, Tamil Nadu, Pudukottai Workshop

16th century

circa 16th century

1975/2.137

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.138/1975_2.138.JPG

Village Hero (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown India, Tamil Nadu, Pudukottai Workshop

16th century

circa 16th century

1975/2.138

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.139/1975_2.139.JPG

Village Hero (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown India, Tamil Nadu, Pudukottai Workshop

16th century

circa 16th century

1975/2.139

copper

rank 5.53584

Full Record: x-1975-sl-2.140/1975_2.140.JPG

Village Hero (? Rama; fragment) (small folk bronze)

Artist Unknown India, Tamil Nadu, Pudukottai Workshop

16th century

circa 16th century

1975/2.140

copper

rank 5.53584