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Vijayanagar dynasty (1336-1565) India
Door guardian [dvarapala] 15th century Place made: Tamil Nadu, India
Materials & Technique: sculptures, stone basalt
Dimensions: 137.2 h x 55.9 w x 38.1 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Kuring Vest Bequest
Accession No: NGA 2005.356.2
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 495,000 (pair)