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Arch for Doorway or Window, c. 1600

Unknown (Nepalese, Kathmandu Valley - c. 1600)

wood
66 cm high
Gift of Max Tanenbaum, Toronto, 1978
National Gallery of Canada (no. 23267)

This architectural element is decorated with buddhist divinities, notably the bird-god Garuda at centre, and two large Naga serpents.

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