Clay śara, painted, depicting Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa in the forest at Vṛndāvan. Kṛṣṇa is shown one leg crossed infront of the other, playing the flute to his lover and favourite gopī , Rādhā. The forest is suggested by the tree under which the couple stand, flanked by two further gopīs. The plate has a pale blue background and a red painted border.

An00059645 001 l

Thing

Made Of
clay
Type of Thing
śara
Subject
hindu deity
Techniques
painted

People

Depicted
Rādhā, Kṛṣṇa

Place

About
Vrindavan
Made In
Bengal

Time

Acquired In
1989
Made
20thC

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