Lot 1: Two Nepalese Wood Temple Supports, circa 18th Century, each carved with a princely figure standing on a stylized foliate platform, a monkey feeding on a fruit in the front, each figure wearing a long pleated jama, patka securing a sword and katar,

Swann Auction Galleries

September 19, 1996, 10:15 AM EST
New York, NY, US
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Description: Two Nepalese Wood Temple Supports, circa 18th Century, each carved with a princely figure standing on a stylized foliate platform, a monkey feeding on a fruit in the front, each figure wearing a long pleated jama, patka securing a sword and katar, beaded necklace with circular rosette medallion, and layered turban, holding a lance in one hand, foliate branches above. Heights 39in. 99.1 cm. and slightly smaller
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Swann Auction Galleries
September 19, 1996, 10:15 AM EST

New York, NY, US