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Palanquin Hook
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Palanquin Hook

Description Provenance Credit
Description The heads below the bud at top are those of the mythical Garuda bird. The hook at bottom terminates in the head of the naga serpent, Garuda's enemy.
Provenance Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Eilenberg, New York, NY; Mrs. Natasha Eilenberg, Cornwall Bridge, CT, 1969; Walters Art Museum, 2000, by gift.
Credit Gift of Natasha Eilenberg in memory of Professor Jean Boisselier, 2000

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late 12th-early 13th century
bronze with internal iron ring
Accession Number
10 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 6 in. (26.67 x 8.89 x 15.24 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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