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Designs for fifteen sword handles

Indian, Pahari
19th


Object Place: G: Punjab plains, India

Dimensions

Overall: 49.8 x 30.3 cm (19 5/8 x 11 15/16 in.) Image (average sized sample): 12 x 6.5 cm (4 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2643

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Reverse: dealer's stamp shimmering through.

Provenance

By 1916, purchased 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