Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Zodiac AriesSingle figureWithout a ring around its body
Constellations Zodiac AquariusSingle figureAs urn
Constellations Zodiac PiscesSingle figureOne fish only
Constellations Zodiac CyclesSingle imageSigns - Circular diagram
Time
Months Non-European concepts of monthsJavanese (unequal months)
Further details
The bottom row shows zodiac signs (like the Indian and Western signs), the row probably personifications according to the 12 unequal 'months' of the traditional Javanese calendar
ARTIST/CREATOR
Javanese
DATE
10th century
LOCATION
London, Christie's (lot 90) (22 March 1971)
Rights and permissions
Image reproduced by kind permission of Christie's Ltd
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
Contact
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