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Fig. 117. Teaching infant Jesus. Rare teak-wood statue from St. Mary’s Church at Kanjoor (Malabar Catholic). The sculpture, a fine product of Indo-Christian art and reflecting Buddhist influence as well, is difficult to date. Catholic Art Museum, Ernakulam. Courtesy of the museum’s curator, Fr. Ignatius Payyappilly. Photo: István Perczel. See entries: Art and architecture, Malabar Catholic Church, and Thomas Christians.