PALANQUIN HANDLE

  • Palanquin handle

    Palanquin cover representing a Kirtymukha (glorious face). Figurative palanquin covers were fitted to the front poles used to carry the palanquin

    Bronze casting

    Karnataka, India.

    XVIII century

    24 x 22 cm

    M. D. Figiel, S. Leo, Ritual Bronzes of Maharashtra And Karnataka - Including the Bhuta region, Florida, 2007