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Sculptor:
Unknown (Javanese)  Search this
Medium:
Sculptures: gray volcanic rock; Bases: granite
Culture:
Javanese  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Fairmount Park Art Association 1616 Walnut Street, Suite 2012 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103
Located Penn's Landing, International Sculpture Garden Columbus Boulevard & Dock Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Date:
1100-1299. Installed 1986
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey, 1993.
Summary:
Five water spouts, resembling a tiger, a ram, an elephant, and two makaras, placed next to a wall on individual, rectangular bases. A frog sits in front of the water spouts facing them, mounted on a shorter, circular base. An overhead lintel, mounted atop the wall behind the water spouts, depicts a kala.
Topic:
Ethnic  Search this
Animal--Tiger  Search this
Animal--Sheep  Search this
Animal--Elephant  Search this
Animal--Amphibian--Frog  Search this
Mythology--Oriental  Search this
Religion--Buddhism  Search this
Religion--Hinduism  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA000616
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_332500