A study of an elephant Sawar, circa 1740
Lot 266
An elephant, its back legs chained, its tusks shortened and fitted with gold bands Sawar, circa 1740
Sold for £18,750 (US$ 31,515) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An elephant, its back legs chained, its tusks shortened and fitted with gold bands
Sawar, circa 1740
pen and ink and gouache on paper, black margin, framed
325 x 445 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Arthur Tooth & Sons.
    Peter Cochrane.
    Private Scandinavian collection.

    Exhibited:
    Indian Paintings from the 17th to 19th Centuries, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Bruton Street, London, 20th November-14th December 1974, no. 62 (illus.)
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