Inventory no.: 185

Silver Lakshmi Narayana Votive Image, India


Silver Lakshmi-Narayana


18th century

height: 4 cm, 48g

This small murti made of solid cast, high-grade silver shows Vishnu seated, with Lakshmi on his left knee.

Vishnu holds an attribute, probably a conch, in his right hand, and in his left which also supports Lakshmi is what appears to be a


Lakshmi has a breast band and long plaited hair down her back. Vishnu has an elaborate necklace and waist band.

The image shows significant

puja wear.

Inventory no.: 185