toy figure

Figure of Krishna seated on a swing which is supported by wire hooks suspended from a horizontal wire set on a rectangular wooden arched frame. The frame is painted with floral decoration in red, orange, white, blue and green. The figure holds a horizontal piece of wire, originally coated with plaster and paint, between his hands.

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