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Necklace with Shiva's Family

Unknownlate 19th century

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, United States

Details

  • Title: Necklace with Shiva's Family
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: late 19th century
  • Location: India, Tamil Nadu
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall: 15 in. (38.1 cm); Clasp: 3 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. (7.62 x 3.81 x 1.91 cm); Pendant: 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 1/2 in. (6.99 x 10.8 x 1.27 cm)
  • Medium: Gold inlaid with rubies and a diamond; Rudraksha (eye of Rudra/Shiva) beads (elaeo carpus seeds); silver back plate on clasp
  • Object Classification: Jewelry and Adornments
  • Full Title: Necklace with Shiva's Family
  • Curatorial Area: South and Southeast Asian Art
  • Credit Line: Purchased with funds provided by Harry and Yvonne Lenart
  • Chronology: 1851-1900
  • Artwork Accession Number: M.85.140

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