Jul 17, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
Jul 17, 2012

Carved Bracket

Carved Bracket


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Ivory with traces of pigment

Overall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Bequest of Edgar A. Hahn 1972.282.3


Did you know?

These creatures stand for shakti, or creative energy.


Composite creatures with the body of a lion, tusks and trunk of an elephant, and horns of an antelope are standard elements of medieval Indian architecture and furniture. Traces of pigment indicate that these ivory furniture facings were brightly painted.

See also
Indian Art
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