ink, gouache, and gold on paper
India, Punjab Hills, Chamba or Mandi
h 5 -1/8 x w 7 -1/16
A four-armed Vishnu sits on a lotus on top of the pillar like mountain which is placed on the back of the tortoise Kurma in
the sea of milk. Using the mountain like a fulcrum and Vishnu's snake as a rope the gods stand to the left and the demons
to the right. On the ground above the sea the various products of this churning are arranged.