Ceremonial Artefact: Goddess Riding Elephant

Production date
18th Century? {19th century?}
Description
Brass figure of a Hawdahed elephant with female figure in Sattvasana position holding in right hand a lotus seed pod(?) And a goad(?) in left hand. Presumably Lakshmi. All on 4 wheels. Two copper pins are also with object used for attaching the rider to the Elephant, not original.
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Measurements
Width: 10.8cm (4 1/4")
Length: 9.8cm (3 7/8")
Height: 225mm (8 7/8")
Named collection
Current rights code
Other Id
322
418
Accession number
2001.1.322

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