Three ivory yali architectural brackets
Madurai, 17th century
Each yali or vyala is rampant with front paws raised, and gaping mouths revealing sharp fangs, arching bodies, two with thick flower head terminals projecting from between the lower legs.
4, 6, 5 1/2 in. (10.2, 15.2, 14 cm.) high
- Please note this lot ought to have been marked CITES