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.
- In the Style Of
- Place of originBhutan
- Date of manufacture1880s
- Materials and techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
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 locationHouston, TX
- Sold AsSet of 2
- Reference numberf304631710238864923fs
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