Antique Tamil Nadu massive ferocious mythical lion (Yali) and hunter sculpture - hand carved from a single piece of wood (likely teak or walnut) - multi color painted finish with fine detail - unsigned - India (Tamil Nadu) - 19th century.

Excellent antique condition - paint loss/fragile original paint - no body loss - no apparent restoration - surface grime with signs of age and use.

Size - Large - 16" (40.5 cm.) Wide x 19" (48.2 cm.) High x 7" (18 cm.) Deep.

Provenance - Purportedly part of a collection belonging to a former Viceroy of India.

ITEM ID
2021-210
COLOR
Polychrome
GENRE
Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art
MEDIA
Oil Paint, Wood
STYLE
Folk Art
THEME
Asian
ORIGIN
Asia • Asian
AGE
19th Century
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Berger-Boodhai Antiques

Antique Mythical Lion & Hunter - Hand Carved & Painted - India - 19th Century

$6,750

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