Peacock

22.2994

Peacock

22.2994

Description

A beautiful steel peacock from the same period which was perhaps carried on standards during religious processions is in the British Museum (1912,0716.1). This piece shows traces of gold inlay work. The open tail of the bird is detachable and has a perforated design through which the red lining can be seen.

Sir Ratan Tata Art Collection

Collection

Indian Decorative Art

Object Type

Decorative Art

Material

Steel with gold inlay

Schools/Culture/Period

Qajar period

Technique

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Date

20th Century CE

Location

Persia (present-day Iran)

Dimension

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