India (Orissa) - 14th-15th cent. Seated Ganesha (Metropolitan Museum of Art - ivory)
Ivory; H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm), W. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) Details such as the string of beads decorating Ganesha's head ornament, necklace, bracelets and anklets, the mannered veins in his ears, and the elaboration of his curly strands of hair suggest that this ivory sculpture of the elephant-headed god was carved in the Orissa region in the fourteenth or fifteenth century. The Hindu god of auspiciousness, Ganesha is popularly accepted as the first son of Shiva and Parvati. As the deity…
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A large very fine carved ivory figure on original base - India - ca. 1900-1920
A large very fine carved Indian ivory figure circa 1900-1920 on original base For indian carving this is a very fine carving and high quality normally you don't find this quality. In very good condition no repairs or losses and no restorations. The total height is 22,5cm including base, and only the ivory figure 10,5cm
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An Indian ivory plaque of Rama, 16th/17th century, carved in shallow relief within a niche of a large multi-tiered temple, on a later wooden stand, 20cm high (VAT charged on hammer price) - Price Estimate: £500 - £700
An Indian ivory plaque of Rama, 16th/17th century, carved in shallow relief within a niche of a large multi-tiered temple, on a later wooden stand, 20cm high (