175
175

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A silver and gilt-metal openwork elephant-goad (ankus), India, Bikaner, circa 1800
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
175

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A silver and gilt-metal openwork elephant-goad (ankus), India, Bikaner, circa 1800
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Arts of the Islamic World

|
London

A silver and gilt-metal openwork elephant-goad (ankus), India, Bikaner, circa 1800
the openwork handle with gold and silver overlay, containing round noise-making metal bells, two steel spikes, one curved and the other straight, densely decorated with gold-overlaid foliate design, with custom mount
57cm.
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

Ex-collection Daniel Pasgrimaud, Paris.
Vincent Laloux, Brussels.

Exhibited

Musée d'Art et Histoire, Geneva, 1988. 
Pavillon des Arts, Paris, 1988.

Literature

Mughal Silver Magnificence, XVI-XIXth Century, Brussels, 1987, p.77, no.68

Catalogue Note

A similar silvered iron ankus with an ivory handle is in Powis Castle, inv. no. POW/CLIVE/1/16. 

Arts of the Islamic World

|
London