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0105706
INDIA: CEREMONIAL HOWDAH.
Ceremonial gold and silk elephant howdah for a maharaja of Mysore, India, 18th-mid 20th century.
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0098883
JAPAN: BUDDHIST PRIEST.
A high priest of the Japanese shin, or jodo shinshu, sect of Buddhism, surrounded by the ornaments with which he characteristically adorns himself. Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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0106173
INDIA: DURBAR, 19th CENTURY.
European durbar held by an Indian maharaja, probably Mummadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar of Mysore. Painting, 19th century.
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0105525
KHANDE RAO GAEKWAD.
Maharaja of the Baroda, India, 1856-1870, flanked by attendants bearing ornate fly whisks. Indian painting, mid 19th century.
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0106426
MAHARAJA OF BENARES.
A Maharaja of the state of Benares, India, receiving offerings. Indian miniature painting.
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0619675
INDIA.
An apsara (celestial nymph) raising her flywhisk to brush away a small monkey grasping at her gown. Lakshmana Temple, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, c. 950 CE. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC.
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0607599
INDIA.
Mughal Royal Lineage - House of Timur, A prince holding a fly-whisk in one hand and a sword over his shoulder, c. 1640. Full credit: Pictures from History / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.