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Seated Jina


Artist Unknown (India)



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G211
Seated Jina, Artist Unknown (India)
Jina: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Black sandstone
Size: 25 x 20 1/2 x 13in. (63.5 x 52.1 x 33cm)
Creation Place: Asia, India, India, Gujarat
Culture: Asia, India, India, Gujarat
Style: early 12th century
Inscriptions: Carved inscription:"This image was caused to be made in samvat 1165 in the dark half of the month Jyestha, 5th day, a Wednesday, by Jaluka, son of Avasara ?, in the poravata lineage from which the poet Malli Kavi came."Translation by Phyllis Grano inscription on cushion at top; dealer's sticker, at proper left shoulderblade
Physical Description: figure seated in dhyanasana with hands in lap; cushion below figure carved with foliate sprays and central quatrefoil medallion; crest ornamented with a diamond-shaped srivatsa; back uncarved
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Katherine Kittredge McMillan Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 98.211
Added to Site: February 28, 2009