Example 78: Indian sculpture, creation location uncertain

© Philadelphia Museum of Art

[Note: This example illustrates CCO creator display option 3 for unknown creators (CCO page 92). In this example, the “Creator” field is linked to a Name Authority record for unknown. The “Culture” field provides context.]

Work Record
Class [controlled]: • sculpture • Asian art
*Work Type [link]: • statue
*Title: Ganesha with His Consorts
*Creator Display: unknown
*Role [link]: sculptor   [link]: unknown
*Creation Date: early 11th century [controlled]: Earliest: 1000 • Latest: 1030
*Subject [links]: • religion and mythology • Ganesha (Hindu deity)  • Riddhi (Hindu consort)  • Siddhi (Hindu consort)  • good fortune • elephant • strength
Style [link]: Chola
Culture [link]: Indian (South Asian)
*Current Location [link]: Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, Massachusetts, United States)  • ID: 1989.312
Creation Location [link]: • Rajasthan (India)  |  • Madhya Pradesh (India)
*Measurements: 105.09 cm (height) (41 3/8 inches)
[controlled]: • Value: 105.09 Unit: cm Type: height
*Materials and Techniques: sandstone
Material [links]: • sandstone
Description: Created in Northern India, probably Madhya Pradesh or Rajasthan.
Description Source [link]: MFA online. www.mfa.org  Page: accessed 21 December 2006

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