☼A RARE PARADE STICK, India, 19th century

h cm 53
In a stylized form of a fork supported by two beautifully carved full-round lions, the two ends terminate with an elephant head.

Catalog Notes:

This staff likely served to support the arm of the Maharaja during audiences or a parade, and its use emphasized the solemnity of the ceremony.
See the one in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, accession number 1987.424.29.
€ 1.500,00 / 2.500,00
€ 1.500,00
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