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Bracket Figure
Title Bracket Figure
Title2 Bracket Figure
Museum Name Allahabad Museum, Allahabad
Gallery Name Medieval Sculpture
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Stone
Component Material II Stone
Component Material III Stone
Manufacturing Technique Chisiling and Carving
Main Artist Not Known
Artist's Nationality Indian
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data Not Known
Author NA
Country India
Provenance Jamsot, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Origin Place Jamsot, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Find Place Jamsot, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Scribe NA
Style Late Medieval
School NA
Patron/Dynasty Late Medieval
Period / Year of Work C.12th century CE
Inscription No
Tribe NA
Costume NA
Culture NA
Dimensions 103 x 50.5 cm (Out side pedestal)
Detailed Description The dancing damsel is shown with one leg bent at knee, the other raised but now broken at the thigh. The right hand is lifted above the shoulder palm forward; the left is drawn to the breast. She wears on elaborate crown consisting of three large triangular plaques composed of kirttimukhas alternating with three smaller ones, large circular earrings together with jewelled strands hanging from the upper lobes, rows of bangles, necklaces. Girdle with diamond-shaped pendants and urujalakas. A series of anklets are worn above the ankles and loose one over the feet, the hair is tied in a large bun at the nape of neck and a scarf flutters at the side. Above is a stylized mango tree shaped like a snake hood and edged with a double row of mangoes.
Brief Description The dancing damsel is shown with one leg bent at knee, the other raised but now broken at the thigh. The right hand is lifted above the shoulder palm forward; the left is drawn to the breast. She wears on elaborate crown consisting of three large triangular plaques composed of kirttimukhas alternating with three smaller ones, large circular earrings together with jewelled strands hanging from the upper lobes, rows of bangles, necklaces. Girdle with diamond-shaped pendants and urujalakas. A series of anklets are worn above the ankles and loose one over the feet, the hair is tied in a large bun at the nape of neck and a scarf flutters at the side. Above is a stylized mango tree shaped like a snake hood and edged with a double row of mangoes.