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Listed by Jade 10/4/17
is this christians??
—consigned to GUMPS on 6/7/23 item #19 returned 9/26/23

18th Century North Indian Stone Sculpture of a Lion

18th Century North Indian Stone Sculpture of a Lion

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Region

Indian

Period

Pre 1920

$4,500.00

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Originally, this graceful sculpture may have stood at the doorway of a palace or temple as a warning to all malicious spirits not to enter. The tradition of lions guarding doors and gates is ancient and common to a great variety of cultures, including the Egyptians, Assyrians, Romans, and Chinese. There is a strong Chinese influence in this piece, suggesting open relations between the two cultures.

18th Century – Rajputana, India

Dimensions: 16 1/2″ x 5 7/8″ x 11 5/8″

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Originally, this graceful sculpture may have stood at the doorway of a palace or temple as a warning to all malicious spirits not to enter. The tradition of lions guarding doors and gates is ancient and common to a great variety of cultures, including the Egyptians, Assyrians, Romans, and Chinese. There is a strong Chinese influence in this piece, suggesting open relations between the two cultures.

18th Century – Rajputana, India

Dimensions: 16 1/2″ x 5 7/8″ x 11 5/8″

Additional information

Region

Indian

Period

Pre 1920

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