Indian - Shankha, 19th century

Indian

Shankha with Vishnu Emblem, 19th century

Shell, 15.2 x 7.9 cm (6 x 3 1/8 in.)

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Object details

Accession number

U33n30

Provenance

Possibly purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner in Varanasi, India, 4 March 1884.


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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

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