Carved wooden image of Vishnu for a shrine, with four arms and wearing a crown. The figure is covered with sheets of copper attached with rivets. In the upper right hand he carries a conch shell ('shankha') and in the upper left hand a discus ('chakra'). The lower left hand is holding a lotus flower in bud. His lower right hand holds a club ('gada') which hangs down, wider at the base and tapering towards the hand, and which does not extend to the base. The right leg is bent at the knee in front of the left leg, and there are raised sandals on both feet, with the sole visible on the right sandal.

There is a round label with 'R1' on the base of the object.

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