Terracotta figurine of a bull

Unknown maker

  • Date: c. 1920
  • Dimensions: H: 26 cm, W: 26 cm, D: 13 cm
  • Medium: Painted terracotta
  • Region: Karnataka
  • Museum number: FAT.00114

Painted terracotta figurine of a bull.

This kind of moulded and painted terracotta idol is mainly used for worship during the Navratri festival in southern India. Characters are usually drawn from mythologies and local legends, though depictions of people from rural societies are also not uncommon.

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