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Item:163570458463A pair of 19th century, sculptural horse heads. A distressed turquoise on traces of dark blue colour palette. Large, at 27 cms high. Sourced from Rajasthan, this highly decorative horse head started life as the end of a heavy internal beam or in a doorway in a haveli, or merchant's mansion, circa 1850. These hand carved wooden sculptures are not only becoming inceasingly difficult to source but, unsually, have been painted in vibrant colours.In their previous incarnation, horse heads were also fixed to exterior door posts to ward off spirits and offer protection and strength for the occupants within.In image 4, we personally witnessed a pair of horse heads playing just such a role in Sonagiri, a complex of impeccably maintained Jain temples in India's Bundelkhand region. This listing is for this A PAIR of horse heads in a distressed turquoise, as seen in the first image. Made from the tropical hardwood, close grain teak, with a hanging bracket attached to the back of both. They look impressive mounted singularly or in pairs, and others are about to be listed up on eBay under the lacewing-interiors sellers shop. (See last three photos.) A stunning way to add Bombay chic to any contemporary interior. Height: 27 cms. Width: 7. cms each. Depth: 12 cms. Weight (together): 1.8 Kgs. PRICE: £105.00 for THE PAIR.POSTAGE: £6.95. UK mainland dispatch by My Hermes courier service, £6.95, added at checkout. For overseas dispatch, please contact seller, or refer to details of eBay's GSP, Global Shipping Service, by clicking on postage section under the BUY IT NOW button.SKU number: 9176.To see the wide range of Indian vintage antiques currently in stock, search lacewing-interiors in advanced seller search. We are constantly upgrading our eBay shop with new stock. Perhaps add us to your favourites, so the new stock pops up in your your eBay feed when you login?Condition:The vintage and antique Indian wooden pieces from lacewing-interiors are not new or made to look old, and may have marks and scratches consistent with their age. This distressed look adds to its visual appeal., Product:Antique Indian Wooden Beam End. Horse Head form., Age:1850-1899, Region of Origin:Rajasthan, India., Original/Repro:Original, Primary Material:Close grain teak hardwood.
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Large Pair Antique/Vintage Indian Wooden Horse Head Sculptures. Turquoise.