Furniture plaque: lovers embracing on a canopied bed

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Historical period(s)
ca. 1300
Medium
Ivory
Dimensions
H x W x D: 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 cm (3 3/4 x 2 9/16 x 3/8 in)
Geography
India, Orissa
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1992.32
On View Location
Freer Gallery 01: Body Image: Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
Classification(s)
Sculpture
Type

Plaque

Keywords
India, lovers, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Frederick Baekeland
Peter Marks Works of Art United States, active 1960 - 2002

Published References
  • V.P. Dwivedi. Indian Ivories: A Survey of Indian Ivory and Bone Carvings from the Earliest to the Modern Times. New Delhi. .
  • Pratapaditya Pal. Elephants and Ivories in South Asia. Los Angeles. .
  • Pratapaditya Pal. Indian Art from the Paul Walter Collection. vol. 28, no. 2 Oberlin, OH, Winter 1971. cat. 95.
  • Amy Poster. Indian and Southeast Asian Ivories. New York. .
  • Tardy. Les Ivories. vol. II, Paris. .
  • CMA Bulletin., December 1964. .
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum