UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive > Indian Miniature Paintings > Lustration of Nemi

Image / Lustration of Nemi

Have a question about this item? Contact Owner

Item Information. View source record on the Online Archive of California.

Title
Lustration of Nemi
Creator
Unknown, India
Date Created and/or Issued
1625 - 1675
Publication Information
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Collection
Indian Miniature Paintings
Rights Information
Please contact the contributing institution for more information regarding the copyright status of this object.
Description
A blue Nemi sits on a stand between two crowned figures who pour water over his head from gold posts. A white crescent shape is beneath them and a zigzag river flows below. At the bottom dancers and musicians flank the stream. At the top to the left other crowned figures hand the water pots to the two who lustrate Nemi. On the right are a group of auspicious symbols.
Type
image
Format
Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Gujarat-Rajasthan, Early Western Indian Style h 5 -1/16 x w 11 -5/8 inches
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt7t1nb2h8
1998.42.104.2
Place
India, Gujarat-Rajasthan, Early Western Indian Style