A Khmer relief depicting an Elephant being tamed Cambodia, 12th Century
Lot 184* W
A Khmer grey sandstone relief fragment depicting an elephant being tamed Cambodia, 12th Century
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,622) inc. premium
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A Khmer grey sandstone relief fragment depicting an elephant being tamed
Cambodia, 12th Century
finely carved in deep relief, the cavorting animal with a rider wielding a goad, a second figure perched further back, three standing figures in front, one restraining the elephant with his left arm, a row of palm trees in the background, mounted on stand
47 x 71 x 19 cm.

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  • Provenance:
    Formerly in the collection of the late Greg A. Fish until 1985 when it was acquired by the present owner.
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