HINDU BRONZES IN COLOMBO MUSEUM (Post No.5211)

Written by London swaminathan

 

Date: 12 JULY 2018

 

Time uploaded in London – 15-42  (British Summer Time)

 

Post No. 5211

 

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COLOMBO MUSEUM IN SRI LANKA HAS GOOD BRONZES OF Lord Nataraja and Tamil saints Appar, Sundarar, Sambandar and Maniikavasagar. Parvati’s statues and Kathirgama Karthikeyan are also remarkable pieces.

 

Following are some good bronzes:

NATARAJA, DANCING SIVA

SIVA WITH FOUR HANDS

SIVA AND VISHNU WITH SRI AND BHU DEVIS

 

SUNDARAMURTHI NAYANAR, TAMIL SAINT

TAMIL SAINT MANIKKAVASAGAR IN THE CENTRE

TAMIL SAINT APPAR IN THE CENTRE

PARVATI

SIVA, SAMBANDAR, PARVATI

KATHIRGAMA DEVA KARTIKEYA

HANUMAN

–subham-