Pair of Indian granite balustrade terminals by Unknown Artist

Balustrade terminals carved in high relief with lions.

Details

Medium:
Granite
Art Fund grant:
£75 ( Total: £75)
Acquired in:
1941
Vendor:
Major J Shepherd

Origin: the region of Vijayanagar during the last Hindu Kingdom in Southern India.

Provenance

A house at Appleton-Le-Moore in York from 1850.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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