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Elephant Goad (Ankus)

Indian
Probably early 17th century A.D.


Object Place, possibly Karnataka, Southern India

Dimensions

70.14 cm (27 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1995.114

Medium or Technique

Steel

On View

Corridor between Islamic Gallery and Huntington Lobby ( 183)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA in 1995 from Spink and Sons, Ltd., London. Reported seen in collection of the Maharaja of Mysore in 1982.

Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund