Wooden lacquered Yali


Salar Jung Museum

Salar Jung Museum
Hyderabad, India

A lacquered wooden Hindu mythical lion (Vyala) standing on its hid legs on a pedestal with fore legs raised up, while a stylised elephant trunk issues from the lion’s mouth to rest on the pedestal.


  • Title: Wooden lacquered Yali
  • Date Created: 1500/1599
  • Location: Salar Jung Museum
  • Subject Keywords: Mythical animal
  • Type: Wooden Lacquered figure
  • Medium: Wood, Lacquer
  • School: Vijayanagara

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