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Shiva Nataraja

15th–17th century

Bronze

4 1/8 × 3 1/4 × 1 7/16 in. (10.4 × 8.3 × 3.7 cm)
Gift of Jai K. Chandrasekhar, B.A. 1987, J.D. 1997
2007.145.2
Geography: 
India
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Vijayanagara period (1336–1565)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Art of the Past, New York; sold to Jai K. Chandrasekhar, New York, 1994; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2007

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

Denise Patry Leidy, The Cosmic Dancer: Shiva Nataraja, exh. cat. (New York: Asia Society and Museum, 1992), 1–16, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.