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Sculpture / figure / avatar / Navanita Krishna


Bronze figure of Navanita-Krishna dancing with the butter ball, he dances the 'Navanita-nritta', the peacock feather stuck into a tuft of his hair is a special feature of Krishna as a boy: Indian

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World Culture

Object name

Sculpture / figure / avatar / Navanita Krishna

Production information

India, South Asia

Physical description

Bronze, white


Depicted: Krishna
Depicted: Navanita-Krishna


Krishna Sastri, H. South Indian images of Gods and Goddesses, Madras, 1916, p. 38

Bussabarger, R.F. et al. Everyday art of India, New York, 1968, p. 111

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