Chola, 13th century AD. A bronze figurine fragment of a standing female with detailed collar and folded skirt with detailing to the reverse, bare feet, right arm bent and fingers extended; necklace and skirt with several shallow sockets to accept precious stones or other inserts; possibly the goddess Rukmini or Satyabhama, consorts of Krishna; mounted on a custom-made stand. See Dehejia, V. et al, (eds) Chola: Sacred Bronzes of Southern India, London, 2007. 359 grams, 17cm (6 3/4"). Property of a London collector, acquired early 1990s.