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Skand in Ivory
Title Skand in Ivory
Accession Number AM-DA-705
Title2 Skand in Ivory
Museum Name Allahabad Museum, Allahabad
Gallery Name Decorative Art Gallery
Object Type Decorative Art
Main Material Ivory
Component Material II Ivory
Component Material III Ivory
Manufacturing Technique Cutting and Carving
Main Artist Not Known
Author NA
Provenance NA
Origin Place Not Known
Find Place Not Known
Scribe NA
Style NA
School Not Known
Patron/Dynasty NA
Inscription No
Tribe NA
Costume NA
Culture NA
Dimensions 11 x 9.5 cm
Detailed Description Six headed and twelve hand Kartikeya has been beautifully carved in ivory. He is seating on a peacock with two goddesses (matrikas) in alingan mudra. The Skand and the female goddess are wearing high crown and bead garlands. The Skand is shown with all of his aayudh and his right hand is made in abhay-mudra. The feathers of peacock have been carved beautifully. A snake has been shown captured by the left claw of the peacock lying on the surface.
Brief Description An image of Kartikeya has been beautifully carved in ivory.