Bronze Bala Krishna. Southern India, 17th-18th Century


Bronze Bala Krishna. Krishna child figurine called Bala Krishna represented as “butter pilferer”. He is depicted as crawling and holding the beloved treat of butterball in his hand. This theme was very popular in Southern India especially in Tamil Nadu.

Southern India, 17th-18th Century

Height: 4 cm (1-1/2 in.)

Wear due to repeated use during pūjā rituals.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013120568