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  • Bairagi (Vaishnava)

    Bairagi (Vaishnava)

    Clay model of Yoga Asan (posture) of a Vaishnav Yogi sect. Krishnagar, Bengal, 19th century

    Accession Number 7240

  • Horse Puzzle

    Horse Puzzle

    Clay model of a horse composed of several human figures: Krishnagar, Bengal, 19th century.

    Accession Number 2421

  • Vrikhsasana (Nirguna)

    Vrikhsasana  (Nirguna)

    Clay model of Yoga Asan (posture) of a Nirguna Yogi sect. Krishnagar, Bengal, 19th century

    Accession Number 7152

  • Siddhasana (Vaishnav)

    Siddhasana (Vaishnav)

    Clay model of Yoga Asan (posture) of a Vaishnav Yogi sect. Krishnagar, Bengal, 19th century

    Accession Number 7143

  • Radha and Krishna

    Radha and Krishna

    Clay model of Radha and Krishna: Krishnagar, Bengal, 19th century.

    Accession Number 7363

  • Washerman

    Washerman

    Clay model of a washerman Krishnagar, Bengal, 19th century.

    Accession Number 2524

  • Ardhakapali (Vaishnava)

    Ardhakapali (Vaishnava)

    Clay model of Yoga Asan (posture) of a Vaishnav Yogi sect. Krishnagar, Bengal, 19th century.

    Accession Number 7183

  • Barber

    Barber

    Clay model of a barber at workshop: Krishnagar, Bengal, 19th century.

    Accession Number 1847

  • Goldsmith's Workshop

    Goldsmith's Workshop

    Clay model of a goldsmith’s workshop: Krishnagar, Bengal, 19th century.

    Accession Number 3771

Gallery Collection : Clay Art

CLAY FIGURES

Exquisite 19th century clay figures showing entire range of Yogic postures, craft making activity, sociological themes, professional castes, traditional masks etc.

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REPRESENTATIVE SELECTION

  • Sample of Mehendi

    Sample of Mehendi

    A plaster cast model of a woman's leg painted with geometrical designs in red color.

    Accession Number 93-60

  • Judicial Execution

    Judicial Execution

    A depiction of judicial execution. Many persons can be seen in standing posture. Four persons are in black dress, out of whom two seems to be sepoys

    Accession Number 5039

  • Thugs

    Thugs

    Three thugs who have cut off the hands of a traitor and are trying to cut off his feet also.

    Accession Number N/978

  • Sahajasana (Yogasan)

    Sahajasana (Yogasan)

    A saint in the yogic posture of Sahajasana.

    Accession Number 7211

  • Gomukhasana (Yogasan)

    Gomukhasana (Yogasan)

    An ascetic silting in Gomukhasana, Krishnagar, Bengal, 19th century. 

    Accession Number 7145

  • Sahayasana (Yogasan)

    Sahayasana (Yogasan)

    A saint in a yogic posture of Sahayasana.

    Accession Number 7220

  • Kubri Asana (Yogasan)

    Kubri Asana (Yogasan)

    An ascetic in Kubri Asana, Krishnagar, Bengal, 19th century. 

    Accession Number 7199

  • Betel Merchant

    Betel Merchant

    A betel merchant, wearing a white tunic and yellow turban, 19th century. 

    Accession Number Ty/86

  • Matryasana (Yogasan)

    Matryasana (Yogasan)

    A yogi in the posture of Matryasana.

    Accession Number 7172

  • Sample of Mehendi

    Sample of Mehendi

    A plaster cast model of a woman's hand painted with geometrical shapes and floral designs in red colour, 20th century. 

    Accession Number 87-60

  • Vajrasana (Yogasan)

    Vajrasana (Yogasan)

    A yogi in posture of Vajrasana.

    Accession Number 7161

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