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Lakshmana at the hermitage, folio from a Ramayana

Painted in an eccentric palette of lemon yellow, warm pink, and mauve, this scene represents an ashram. The two young disciples Rama and Lakshmana appear twice: once with their teachers on the painting’s left and again on the left by the gateway in the woven brush/bramble fence. A tiger and water buffalo lap water from …


Pendant in the form of a tiger

A pale green jade stalking tiger, with brown and cream markings. Reported to have been excavated at Anyang. (Slight dirt adhering; excellent condition.) This flat jade plaque represents an animal with only two feet, mushroom-shaped horns, fanged mouth, and a tail. Incised lines articulate the large eye and echo the contours of the horn. Pairs …