Watered steel, ivory, and pierced and chased gold, wood and velvet
38.1 × 3.5 × 4.4 cm (12 1/2 × 1 3/8 × 1 3/4 in.)
James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection. Gift of Marilynn Alsdorf
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Pratapaditya Pal with contributions by Stephen Little, A Collecting Odyssey: Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art from the James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago in association with Thames and Hudson, 1997), 243 (ill.), 347, cat. 332.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Collecting Odyssey: Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Art from the James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Aug. 2–Oct. 26, 1997, cat. 332.
With Kapoor Galleries, New York, by May 14, 1987 [this and the following according to receipt from Kapoor Galleries, May 14, 1987; copy in curatorial object file]; sold to James W. Alsdorf (1913–1990) and Marilynn B. Alsdorf (1925–2019), Winnetka and Chicago IL, by May 14, 1987; by descent to Marilynn B. Alsdorf, Chicago, 1990 [on long-term loan at the Art Institute of Chicago, Sept. 17, 1997; publicly promised as a gift to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1997; offered as a promised gift to the Art Institute, 2002]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2022.
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