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March 2024: Day One

Thu, Mar 14, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 409

India, Carved Wood Wall Plaque of Garuda C 1900 Dia 14

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Depicting Garuda, a Hindu deity, renowned for his strength and the story of resolving a quarrel between two brothers that were cursed, an elephant named Vibhavasu and a tortoise called Suprateka, also depicted in this plaque. Provenance: From the Estate of John Willard Spellman, PH.D., F.R.A.S.  Dr. Spellman retired as Head of the Department of Asian Studies, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.  He is considered one of the world's foremost scholars on Asian Studies and a cultural expert on the political history of India.  In 2013, Dr. Spellman was awarded the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for his human rights, civil liberties and volunteer work.  Depth 4". 


Good condition. Carved from single piece. Very heavy. jw | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the “Request Condition Report” or “Ask a Question” buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.