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A Shunga ivory ornament engraved with a repeated scene depicting a goddess seated on a boat with a double avian headed prow.

Stock Number: x9325
An Indian ivory ornament engraved with a repeated scene depicting a goddess seated on a boat with a double avian headed prow.
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Description

A very fine Shunga ivory arm ornament. The outer surface beautifully engraved with a repeated scene depicting a goddess seated on a boat with a double avian headed prow. 

Ex M. Lissauer Collection Melbourne.  

Origin:

Shunga Period, Circa 2nd to 1st Century B.C., North India

Dimensions:

Outer diameter: 11.6 cm / Inner Diameter: 7.7 cm / Width of carved surface: 3.5 cm

Condition:

Re-joined, presented on a custom display mount.