Indian Miniature Temple

Indian Miniature Temple

  • Category: Decorative Items
  • £27,500.00

  • This item is currently on display at:
    Molly and Maud's Showroom, York

A very rare miniature temple from the Rajasthan province. It dates from the late 18th or early 19th Century.

This shrine may have been created for a Hindu potentate or rich merchant, which would have resided in a room within their palace and set aside for prayer.

The domed form is typical of the temple structures in this part of India. The scale model follows the style and construction of a real temple, with its fluted pillars and carved arches. The carving is remarkable and of superb quality.

It easily deconstructs into six separate sections. Excellent condition throughout although a few small losses and wear commensurate with age.

Approx. 174cm high by 115cm square

Provenance: The Gordon Reece Gallery

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This offer does not include Wales, Devon, Cornwall and further north of Scotland than Edinburgh and Glasgow.