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Samvara Embracing Nairatma, 17th century

Unknown (Nepalese - 17th century)

gilt copper
21.7 cm high
Gift of Max Tanenbaum, Toronto, 1980
National Gallery of Canada (no. 26690.1-2)

The base and the various parts of the two figures were cast separately and soldered together before they were gilt. The torso of Nairatmya can be detached, however.

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