Mughal Ivory Powder Horn

Object Name
Artist/Maker
Date
17th century
Medium
carved ivory, inlaid with traces of red pigment and silver stopper attachment
Credit Line
The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario
Object Number
AGOID.107623
Location
AGO, Gallery 107 Thomson European, Centre Case, Shelf 3

Dimensions

Length: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Description

Carved ivory primer with an overall shape of a fish-like composite animal. Its decoration in high relief consists of a winged lion attacking an antelope with elephant heads on either side. These animals of the hunt are repeated in smaller scale and in high and low relief.

Subjects

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