Shiva Nataraja, anoniem, 1100 - 1200

Shiva Nataraja, anoniem, 1100 - 1200

bronze, h 153.0cm × w 114.5cm. More details

Shiva, in his manifestation as Nataraja (King of Dancers), represented in the anandatandava pose and encircled by a halo of fire, is both the creator and destroyer of the world. Beneath his foot is a dwarf, symbolizing ignorance. Richly decorated bronze figures of Hindu gods were carried in procession on feast days. Carrying poles were inserted through the rings on the base.

On display in gallery 1 Asian sculpture Shiva Animals Asian art

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