2Enakshi Ganguly = "19th centuryIndiaWood, pearl, ivory; L. 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm), W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)Gift of Miss Alice Getty, 1946 (46.34.79)Richly decorated musical instruments such as this sursanga were often given as gifts and used for display or wall decorations. This instrument is painted in the Mysore style and the belly depicts both Ganesha and Sarasvati.Source: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/46.34.79"
3Enakshi Ganguly = "Mysore (or Mysuru), a city in India's Karnataka state, was the capital of the Kingdom of Mysore from 1399-1947. In its center is opulent Mysore Palace, former seat of the ruling Wodeyar dynasty. The palace blends Hindu, Islamic, Gothic and Rajput styles, and is dramatically lit at night. Mysore is also home to the centuries-old Devaraja Market, filled with spices, silk and sandalwood.Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mysore"