Lot 1315* ♣ - A198 Ivory collection - Thursday, 30. September 2021, 11.00 AM
Losses, paintwork in part rubbed.
After the old Hindu city of Goa became the capital of Portuguese India in the early 16th century, an independent type of carving developed there, blending Indian and European influences. The European Jesuits profited from the cheap materials as well as from the local labor force, and commissioned numerous religious sculptures with Christian motifs.
CHF 3 500 / 5 000
€ 3 270 / 4 670