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figure, Mahakala

Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Description
    figure, wooden, Mahakala. "A 19th century painted wooded figure of the dharmapala Mahakala holding a small cup - carved vajra knife"
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  • Credit
    purchased, circa 1973, collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, M626 (Mr Reg Longden)
  • Production
    19th Century
    18th Century-19th Century
  • Consists of
    • 0 - Whole › wood
      wood, paint traces
    • › paint
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole width (precise) : 245mm
      (object only)
    • 0 - Whole depth (precise) : 123mm
      (of base)
    • 0 - Whole height (precise) : 410mm
      (including base)
    • 0 - Whole height (precise) : 380mm
      (object only)
      (including base: height 410 x width 245 x depth 123mm object only: height 380 x width 245 x depth 105mm)
    • 0 - Whole depth (precise) : 105mm
      (object only)
    • 0 - Whole width (precise) : 232mm
      (of base)
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 08 Communication Artifacts (Category)
    › Art (Classification)
    › Sculpture (Primary Term)
    › Statue (Secondary Term)
    › Figurine (Tertiary Term)
  • Record created
    1 April 1997

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