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Nobleman on an Erotic Composite Horse

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A turbaned noble man, distinguished by his pearl earring, sits on a horse composed of male and female figures in various amorous positions. The rider is also engaged in an amorous position with one of the female figures that comprises the base of the horse’s neck. Rajput Style, Kota School.
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art Stuart Cary Welch (by 1973 - 2008 ) by descent; to his estate (2008-2009 ) gift; to Harvard Art Museum. Notes: Object was part of temporary loan to Museum in 1973. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum The Stuart Cary Welch Collection Gift of Edith I. Welch in memory of Stuart Cary Welch
Title: Nobleman on an Erotic Composite Horse
Description:
A turbaned noble man, distinguished by his pearl earring, sits on a horse composed of male and female figures in various amorous positions.
The rider is also engaged in an amorous position with one of the female figures that comprises the base of the horse’s neck.
Rajput Style, Kota School.

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