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LOT 135

Lot 135

Indian Elephant Ankus (Goad), 19th century

Indian Elephant Ankus (Goad), 19th century
Lot 135 Details
Indian Elephant Ankus (Goad), 19th century

of characteristic form with silver koftgari decoration overall, the shaft with concealed stiletto dagger with brass animal form pommel/grip
length 17.7" — 45 cm.

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $390
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Indian Elephant Ankus (Goad), 19th century
  • Indian Elephant Ankus (Goad), 19th century


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LOT 135

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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