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17th Century Pair of Brackets with Elephants and Mahuts

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Presenting a stunning piece of Indian antiquity from the 17th century, namely, a pair of red Sandstone brackets with elephants and mahuts Central India carvings. From Central India. This piece has impeccable Provenance ! It was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s New York Auction on 15th October 2001. Sale Number 7694, Lot No. 102. Sotheby’s operate a twice yearly auction of Southeast Asian Art & Antiquities in New York in the months of March and September. The sculpture was described as: “A pair of brackets with elephants and mahuts. Red Sandstone. Central India. 17th century.” It carried an Auction estimate of USD 8,000 to USD 10,000 and sold for USD 8,400 (not including buyers premium). Allowing for inflation alone this would be over $15,000 in today’s value. The original Sotheby’s Lot No. Label is still attached, as is the catalog label on the back. It has substantially increased in value over the years as a rare piece from a prestigious Collection and a rare piece of Asian antiquity.

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  • Condition Details
    Good original condition.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 23.5 in. x W 33.5 in. x D 4 in.H 59.69 cm x W 85.09 cm x D 10.16 cm
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
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