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Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Parshvanatha (small folk bronze)
20th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1975/2.122

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Ambika, mother Goddess holding a child on her left leg with feet resting on a lion
16th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel
1976/2.58
The jina Malli sits in the lotus position on an inlayed cushion on a tiered throne. Seated with his hands folded in a gesture of meditation, he is surrounded by a number of figures representing other jinas, attendants and demigods. In the center in front of the throne sits the goddess Ambika with a child on her lap.  On the first tier of the throne sit two figures that may represent donors.  On the next left are nine mounds representing the nine planets [navagraha], five to his right and four to his left.  At the base of his seat are two stylized lions and this is flanked by a male and female demigod.  On the arch surrounding the figure at his level a standing jina figure is to each side and cauri bearer is on the outside of each of them.  At his shoulders, the cross bars of the throne back end in stylized makara heads with jewels hanging from their mouths.  A seated jina adorns the arch to each side of his head and elephants surmount them with an umbrella over his head with a dancing figure atop it.  The who
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Malli shrine, dated VS 1528 [1471 A.D.]
1471
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1975/2.121
This column fragment consists of a base with a seated jina in the center with a tiered umbrella above him under an elaborate arch flanked by two figures to either side—two male and dancing females at the outside.  Three virtually identical bands above it represent smaller seated jinas in less elaborate pavilions.  A pair of male cauri bearers with a devotional male on the outside flanks each of the two central figures.  The top figure is flanked by the pair of cauri bearers, but with an elephant surmounted by a lion figure on either side.   There is no cognizance present to identify any of the four jinas, all are depicted in lotus position and their hands in dhyana mudra, a meditation gesture.   <br />
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan or Gujarat, Jain
Column with Four Jinas and Attendants (Jain Marble Column)
1100 – 1299
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2004/1.151
This shrine depicts a large seated Jina surrounded by 23 other jina figures and a variety of attendants.  The Jina figures that adorn the sides and are arranged in tiers above the main figure. The side columns and the whole is surmounted by auspicious pot forms.  The main figure sits in the lotus position on a lion throne flanked by a male and female demigod.  Along the sides he is flanked by standing cauri bearers, garland bearers above them and riders on elephants above that with an umbrella with a standing figure on it above his head.  At the base in the center is a standing figure holding a sick or club with a bull cognizance behind him on the base of the throne.  The nine globs on the base, four to his right and five to his left represent the nine planets and his hands folded in a gesture of meditation<br />
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Caturvimsati Pata (Shrine of the 24 Jinas)
1464
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1975/2.120
Eight worshippers sit to the right of a sky-clad (nude) Jina and monk. They each raise beads in their hands. Below them a struggle is depicted. Two men in shorts wrestle, while a snake, tiger, and elephant rera up beside a fire.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Digambara Jain manuscript page: Jina venerated by a community of laymen
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1975/2.169

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Jina, fragment of a larger shrine
15th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.
1975/2.123

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Mahavira
12th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1979/2.53
Worshippers gather and seem to celebrate around a sky-clad (nude) Jina and monk at top center. Flanking these figures are two searted drummers. In the lower register men on horseback and elephant look up to them as the ride by and raise their weapons in battle. A trumpeter sounds his instrument in the bottom left.
Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi School
Digambara Jain manuscript page: Jina and battle scene
18th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
1975/2.168
Leaf from a Kalpasutra manuscript with calligraphic text. Font size varies, and in the center of the leaf text wraps around a blank box of parchment with a red dot in the center. To the left of this main text block is a colorful illustration of an enthroned figure in a dotted robe flanked by devotees. Surrounding him are various auspicious symbols.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Kalpasutra manuscript, leaf: A Jaina monk (fol. no. 2r)
15th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1980/2.247
The horizontal folio from a Kalpasutra manuscript consists of seven lines of text to the left and center broken by a squarish gold symbol framed in a red line and cusped blue lines. Gold diamond shapes framed in red are at the sides, with a vertical red line between the one on the left and the text. Between the text and the right diamond shape there is a painting consisting of three registers of figures against a red ground. The top row depicts three laymen wearing crowns, the middle two monks and a nun and the bottom row three nuns.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Kalpasutra manuscript page: Monks and Devotees
1400 – 1450
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund
1970/2.116
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