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Jain Altarpiece

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Artist Unknown (India)

Date

1579

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G211
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Medium: Architecture, Architecture-Fragment (Do Not Use) | Copper alloy with silver inlay
Size: 11 x 7 x 4 in. (27.9 x 17.8 x 10.2 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, India, India, Gujarat or Rajasthan, Gujarat or Rajasthan
Culture: Asia, India, India, Gujarat or Rajasthan
Style: 16th century
Physical Description: central seated figure with inlaid eyes and 3 inlaid jewels on chest; canopy overhanging figure; 23 small figures surrounding largest figure; all seated except 2 standing figures on either side of seated figure; pointed archlike structure
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Helen Jones Fund for Asian Art
Accession Number: 2000.30
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009