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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
Probably from Orissa
Late 18th Century
Size: 12.5cm high, 11cm deep, 6cm wide – 5 ins high, 4¼ ins deep, 2¼ ins wide
However, one day it seemed as if he had gone too far and had been caught eating earth. When he was reproached by his mother he denied it and invited her to look in his mouth and see for herself. Krishna is, after all, the supreme God and so when his mother looked in his mouth she saw not earth, but the whole of the universe with all of its continents, mountains, oceans, lightning, fire and wind together with all of the planets and stars enlightened by Nature, Mind, Destiny, Soul and Time.