• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 480

    AN ELEPHANT AND RIDER, MAURYA PERIOD, 3RD CENTURY BC

    Price Realised  

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    AN ELEPHANT AND RIDER, MAURYA PERIOD, 3RD CENTURY BC
    The elephant standing on four tubular legs, with moulded decoration to trunk and head simulating a patterned headress, the rider bearded with long hair and elaborate headress and wearing jewelled armbands - 9in (23cm) high


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