Virupaksha, Guardian King of the West Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Virupaksha, Guardian King of the West

Contributor

  • Owner: Musée Guimet
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Paris, France

Publisher

  • Name: Scholars Resource, Inc.
    Place of Publication: Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Date

  • Creation: [1400..1499]

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Physical Description: 1 sculpture original : gilded copper, semi-precious stones
  • Content Description: The sculpture is highly decorated with jewels of a blue-green color. An elaborate and detailed headdress and costume are included on this standing figure that holds a serpent in one hand and in the other a structure. There is detailed chasing on the clothing of the small statue.

Subject

  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): sculpture (visual work)
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): copper (metal)
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): gilding
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): semiprecious stone
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Tibetan
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): statues

Collection

  • Name: ARTsource
    Code: UNTART

Institution

  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA

Rights

  • Rights Access: unt
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Holder: Scholars Resource, Inc.
  • Rights Statement: Copyright 2011, Scholars Resource, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: ltc0001
  • Other: Museum inventory number MA 4963
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc47462

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