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A Pair of Late 19th Century Carved and Painted Deer with Antlers
Southeast Asia, 1800 to 1900

A pair of finely carved and painted deer with antlers.

Deer hold special meaning in the Buddhist tradition and represent harmony and peace. Two deer appearing together, often beside the Dharma wheel), is a direct allusion to the first teachings of Buddha near Varanasi.

Height 77.00cm (30.31 inches)
Width 135.00cm (53.15 inches)
Depth 28.00cm (11.02 inches)

Reference - N08.132