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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 731

    **An Ivory Ceremonial Blade

    INDIA, 119TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    **An Ivory Ceremonial Blade
    India, 119th century
    Gently curved with an elephant grip and intricately carved pommel, the blade depicting scenes from the Ramayana
    24¼ in. (61.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    New York trade, 1990s