Sculptured horse heads, fabulous patina aged and cracked due to exposure to harsh sunlight, remnants of original paint visible, hand carved in teak, hard to find as a pair. Sourced from Jaipur in Rajasthan, these highly decorative Mewar horse heads started life as a matching pair either side of a doorway in a haveli, or merchant’s mansion, circa 1850. Traditionally horse heads were fixed to exterior door posts to ward off evil spirits and offer protection. They have been left in an. Condition and are ready to fit, they have small fixing brackets attached to the top of the back. 27cm long x 11cm deep x 6.5cm wide, combined weight 1.1kgs. The item “Pair Antique Vintage Large Indian Wooden Teak Horse Head Sculpture c1850 Blue” is in sale since Friday, June 19, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian”. The seller is “hinckleyantiques” and is located in Hinckley. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Indian
- Product: Sculpture
- Age: 1850-1899
- Primary Material: Teak Hardwood
- Original/Repro: Antique Original