Owl

Artist/maker unknown, India or Bengali

Geography:
Made in India, Asia
or Bengal, Bangladesh, Asia
or West Bengal, India, Asia
Possibly made in Bihar, India, Asia
or Odisha, India, Asia

Date:
Late 19th - 20th century

Medium:
Copper alloy; resin-thread technique (dhokra)

Dimensions:
3 1/2 × 2 7/8 × 3 1/2 inches (8.9 × 7.3 × 8.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
South Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1994-148-265

Credit Line:
Stella Kramrisch Collection, 1994

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