Basalt Semi-Relief Of Standing Four-Armed Vishnu
A high relief stele depicting a four-armed iconic form of Vishnu standing in samapada (literally ‘without bending’), holding discus (chakra) in left hand and possibly conch (shankha) in the other. He is wearing a crown and is adorned with elaborate jewelry and embellished with a vanamala (long floral garland) reaching his knees. From the base he is flanked by two smaller figures. Some traces of red pigment; some wear and corner damage.
Indian; 14th-15th century
Height: 18.1 in. (46 cm)