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Sculpture

Sculpture

  • Place of origin:

    Ahmedabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1450 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Marble

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the India Office

  • Museum number:

    1609-1871

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A fragment of a carved relief set within a sunk compartment. The relief has three clustered pillars connected by arcades, from which vases are suspended, by triple rows of chains, against a ground decorated with scrolling foliate arabesques in lower relief. There is a row of wheel-shaped motifs above the arcade, and on the right hand side a vertical row of stylised flowers carved on the plane of the surround.

Place of Origin

Ahmedabad (made)

Date

ca.1450 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Marble

Dimensions

Height: 14.5 in, Width: 24.5 in

Object history note

The panel is believed to have come from a tomb in Ahmedabad. It was exhibited in the Annual International Exhibition, 1871,
and was given to the South Kensington Museum by the India Office.

Descriptive line

architectural carved panel

Materials

Marble

Techniques

Carving

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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