Krishna Kaliyamardana

This smooth and highly worn image of Krishna in 'swastika pada' (posture of standing with the feet crossed over) is standing on the hood of Kaliya, the poisonous naga king, who resided in Yamuna that Krishna brought under control.

Date/Period
19th century
Region
Gujarat or Rajasthan, India
Dimension
Object size: 13.5 x 6.5 cm
Accession No.
1994-05622
Material
Copper
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Copper