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Figure of Standing Warrior with Spear

Asian Art

  • Place Made: Tamil Nadu, India
  • DATES 18th century
    DIMENSIONS 5 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. (14.6 x 6.0 cm)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2021.1.38
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Dr. Samuel Eilenberg
    PROVENANCE Prior to 1998, provenance not yet documented; by 1998, acquired by Samuel Eilenberg of New York; 1998, bequeathed by Samuel Eilenberg to the Brooklyn Museum; April 6, 2021, accessioned by the Brooklyn Museum.
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small figure of a man standing with a spear or other long instrument. May represent a Tamil saint or a legendary hero.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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