Mohini with a parrot. From Cakresvara Temple, Sopara, near Bombay. Late 11th cent. c.
|Collections||Arthur Llewellyn Basham|
|Title:||Mohini with a parrot. From Cakresvara Temple, Sopara, near Bombay. Late 11th cent. c.|
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
|Keywords:||Deccan-- Chalukya Dynasty-- Ittagi, Gadag, Alampur, Lakkundi and mis. sculpture, Chalukya|
|Series/Report no.:||Basham Collection|
|Description:||The heavily bejewelled image of this Apsaras [sic] represents the last phase of creative monumental stone sculpture in the Deccan. Separately articulated volumes are joined and superimposed. They cohere by the rhythmic pose which holds the mood of the image. The image has also been identified as Yoganidra or Rambha. The flowers are an offering. -- 4 ft. high.|
|Other Identifiers:||ANUA 682-1592|
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