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Lot 0775
Boar, Early 20th century. Metal with a clay-core. Size: 4.5"H (12 cm). Good condition. From the Maliah Kond in Orissa, India. The Mahlia-Kond live in the tribal-area of Orissa in the north-east of India. From the middle of the 19th century until the beginning of the 20th century nomadic blacksmiths manufactured these statues for the Kond in cire perdue (lost-wax technique). Provenance: Private German collection. PLEASE NOTE: Lots 654-811 (including this lot) are located in Baden-Baden, Germany, and will not be available for inspection at our auction preview in Philadelphia. USA Bidders: if you are the successful buyer, this item will be available for shipping from our Philadelphia location approximately 7-10 days after the auction. European and non-USA Bidders may request shipping quotes from Germany.

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Maliah Kond Sculpture: Boar, India, Early 20th c.

Estimate $500 - $700Feb 25, 2018
Philadelphia, PA, USA