- The gallery is currently under renovation and close to visitors.
Indian Museum, Kolkata possesses a sizeable number of metal images in its repository the dates of which range from 8th to 14th century CE. Based upon the nature of its collection, the collection can be broadly classified into a number of regional characters that sometimes highlight the features of particular schools once developed under the patronage of various political powers. The Metal Sculpture Gallery is no other than a true reflection of the nature of this proud collection, brings to light some schools and particular pieces of merit as well.
Founded in 1814 at the cradle of the
Asiatic Societyof Bengal (at the present
building of the Asiatic Society,
1 Park Street, Kolkata), Indian Museum
is the oldest and the largest Museum…