, The dancing child-saint Sambandar Enlarge 1 /1
Chola dynasty (9th-13th centuries) India
The dancing child-saint Sambandar 12th century Place made: Tamil Nadu, India
Materials & Technique: sculptures, bronze; lost-wax casting
Dimensions: 66.0 h x 36.0 w x 22.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.231
Provenance:
  • The supplied chain of ownership for this object is being reviewed and further research is underway. The provenance information listed has been substantiated by documentation. Details may be refined and updated as research progresses.
  • with art dealership Art of the Past, New York, 2005 or before
  • which sold it to the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2005 for USD 765,000