Curating Asian Art

Carved Capital of a Column, South India

Carved Capital of a Column, South India


This magnificently carved rosewood capital was most probably made for a Hindu temple in South India. The wooden capital, which would have decorated the top of a column, features a Kirtimukha which literally translates to “the face of glory”, commonly known as the "monster mask".

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Weight 4.0 kg
Dimensions 16 x 5 x 12 in

Tamil Nadu






Within 14 days


Goa, India

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