Furniture plaque: lovers embracing on a canopied bed

Historical period(s)
ca. 1300
H x W x D: 9.5 x 6.5 x 1 cm (3 3/4 x 2 9/16 x 3/8 in)
India, Orissa
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


India, lovers
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Year in Review for 1964. vol. 51, no. 10, December 1964. .
  • Tardy. Les Ivories. vol. II, Paris. .
  • Amy Poster. Indian and Southeast Asian Ivories. Exh. cat. New York. .
  • Pratapaditya Pal. Indian Art from the Paul Walter Collection. vol. 28, no. 2 Oberlin, Ohio, Winter 1971. cat. 95.
  • Pratapaditya Pal. Elephants and Ivories in South Asia. Los Angeles. .
  • V.P. Dwivedi. Indian Ivories: A Survey of Indian Ivory and Bone Carvings from the Earliest to the Modern Times. New Delhi. .
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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