Design for a sword handle

Indian, Pahari
about 1800 or slightly earlier


Object Place: Possibly Lahore, Punjab plains, Northern India or Pakistan

Dimensions

Overall: 17.7 x 13.7 cm (6 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.) Image: 17.7 x 13.7 cm (6 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2693

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

By 1916, purchased in India by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947); 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection