figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Marble figure of a crowned Saraswati with four arms holding various attributes. In her top left arm she holds a vina; in the her lower left hand she holds a book; in her upper right hand she hold a lotus, and in her lower right a rosary. She is seated in padmasana on a elevated lotus throne, which rises from an oblong stand with squared off corners. At the front of the throne is the figure of a peacock in relief, set against a circular lotus flower. Details such as her hair and facial features are painted in red or black, with traces of the remains of gold.

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