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Indian Arms And Armour, A Fine Indian Steel and Brass Elephant Goad (Ankus), Tanjore, 19th. Century.

The steel shaft consists of ridges terminating in a pierced steel point composed of mythical beasts.
Brass Finial with a stylized Makara grasped by a feline creature.

For a similar example can be found in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, Inventory No. 36.25.1868 and was also exhibited as a loan to the V&A Exhibition of the Maharaja: the splendor of India’s Royal Courts and published in the catalogue, No. 32. P45

Condition:- Excellent condition

Dimensions:-

39.20 cm. long


SOLD


  • Identification Number: 23


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