Elephant Goad (Ankus)

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

Elephant Goad (Ankus)

  • Indian, Nayaka period, Probably early 17th century A.D.
possibly Karnataka, Southern India
Dimensions
70.14 cm (27 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Steel
Classification
Metalwork
Accession Number
1995.114
On view
Corridor between Islamic Gallery and Huntington Lobby - 183

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