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This good-sized bronze image of Vishnu has been finely cast with many details. The deity is shown standing. He holds a chakra and a conch shell in his secondary arms. His principal right arm is in varada-mudra and his left rests at his waist in a katyavalambita gesture.
He wears various body ornaments and jewellery, a striped dhoti with prominent, flowing ribbons, and a tall, tiered crown.
He stands on a lotus pedestal on a square platform.
The image is in fine condition, with good puja (prayer) wear and a warm, chocolate-brown patina.
Archer, M. et al, Treasures from India: The Clive Collection at Powis Castle, The National Trust, 1987.
Mitchell, A.G., Hindu Gods and Goddesses, UBSPD, 1982.