A GEM-SET SILVER-GILT DURBAR ELEPHANT HOWDAH AND CAPARISON
A GEM-SET SILVER-GILT DURBAR ELEPHANT HOWDAH AND CAPARISON, INDIAN, TWENTIETH CENTURY
mounted on a resin figure, set with seed pearls, rubies, emeralds and other gemstones, with a cast figure of a maharajah with gem-set turban seated under the canopy, a mahout driving the beast with a goad, on a cut-cornered rectangular black wooden base
For another example, see Sotheby's, Paris, 17 May 2011, lot 11
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