This wooden sculpture with metal accessories depicts Sarasvati with one head and four hands, dressed in tight-fitting garments decorated with paint and cold gold, playing the (missing) vina with her main hands.
She wears a tall gilt copper repoussé crown with a floral and foliate motif and a small Kirtimuka on the front panel, turquoise inlay, side bows and flowing serpentine ribbons. The earlobes are adorned with large circular floral earrings also inlaid with turquoise.
She holds a manuscript in her top left hand and the pearl of knowledge in her right hand, displaying the vitarka mudra (debate, teaching).
The above, complete with string instrument, has a rosary in her upper right hand and a manuscript on the other side.