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Pair of Late 19th Century Solid Wood Horses from a Temple in Bhutan


These elaborately carved and painted horses were used at the entrance of village temples. Horses represent valor and chivalry and are considered good omen for the temples. The horses stand on bases and the bases are fitted with four wheels. Retains original paint. Shown with mounted saddles.


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
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    H 39 in. x W 43 in. x D 12.5 in.

    H 99.06 cm x W 109.22 cm x D 31.75 cm

  • Seller location
    Houston, TX
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    Set of 2
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