Wood statuette representing a tiger. Fine and very realistic representation of a tiger, walking or prouncing. Ears erect, eye staring off and mouth wide open baring teeth which suggests that the animal is ready to pounce on its prey.
India, 17th-18th Century
Height: 15,5 cm (6 in.) - Length: 25,5 cm (10 in.).
Losses on paws do not alter the finesse and strength of this fine statuette which needs to be balanced on plinth.