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Pièce d'échec en ivoire: Raja ou Mantri, Inde du Nord, Rajasthan, XIXE siècle
A POLYCHROME IVORY CHESS PIECE : RAJA OR MANTRI, NORTHERN INDIA, RAJASTHAN, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
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Pièce d'échec en ivoire: Raja ou Mantri, Inde du Nord, Rajasthan, XIXE siècle
A POLYCHROME IVORY CHESS PIECE : RAJA OR MANTRI, NORTHERN INDIA, RAJASTHAN, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Regards sur l'Orient: Orientalist Paintings and Sculptures - Islamic Art

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Pièce d'échec en ivoire: Raja ou Mantri, Inde du Nord, Rajasthan, XIXE siècle
A POLYCHROME IVORY CHESS PIECE : RAJA OR MANTRI, NORTHERN INDIA, RAJASTHAN, 19TH CENTURY
décor sculpté et peint en polychromie, dignitaire assis sur les genoux dans un palanquin, installé sur un éléphant, la base disparue, les pattes refaites
longueur: 16,5, 6 1/2 in.; largeur: 11,5 cm., 4 1/2 in.
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Catalogue Note

Chess : Chaturanga, from Sanskrit, meaning "four limbs". It refers to the four members of the Indian army: chariots, elephants, cavalry and infantry. The royal animal in India is the elephant. Then, most representations of the Raja and the Mantri (King and Minister) is an elephant. The turban of the figure seated is typically from Rajasthan

Regards sur l'Orient: Orientalist Paintings and Sculptures - Islamic Art

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