31st Oct, 2023 14:00

Islamic & Indian Art

 
  Lot 116
 

A LARGE DHOKRA BRONZE SCULPTURE OF A HOLY COW
Orissa (Odisha), Eastern India, 18th - 19th century

A LARGE DHOKRA BRONZE SCULPTURE OF A HOLY COW
Orissa (Odisha), Eastern India, 18th - 19th century

In the shape of a holy cow adorned with ceremonial trappings and processional necklaces, standing on all fours on a stepped rectangular pedestal, the back covered with a chequered cloth and the hump with a circular piece of fabric with almond-shaped tassels, the decorative details throughout the cow's body showcasing the traditional art of Dhokra blacksmiths, 41.5cm x 48.7cm.

Estimated at £2,500 - £3,000

 

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