Elephant Goad (Ankus)

Indian
Nayaka period
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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Provenance

1982, said to be in the collection of the Maharaja of Mysore, India. 1995, sold by Spink and Sons, Ltd., London, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 21, 1995)

Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund