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Carved Tribal Door Panel from the Tharu of Nepal, Mid-20th Century


Carved tribal door panel from the Tharu of Nepal, mid-20th century. Offered by Bruce Hughes. Wooden door panel from the Tharu people of Southern Nepal. Hewn with basic tools from a single plank of wood in a charmingly Primitive style. The top figure is a solder saluting Nepal's mountain and hill peoples have long been recruited as Gurkha soldiers, something they take great pride in. There are also pheasants, an elephant and rider, and a horse, playfully rendered. Measures: 14.5 inches wide x 66 inches tall.


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    H 66 in. x W 14.5 in. x D 2 in.

    H 167.64 cm x W 36.83 cm x D 5.08 cm

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