Image of a Horse and Rider / "Raja Sailesh"

Lala Pandit and Jagdish Pandit1971/2000

Sanskriti Museums

Sanskriti Museums

It’s an image of Raja Sailesh who is shown riding a horse. The horse is made from thrown pieces assembled together.Its neck is long and well modelled with long ears and open mouth.The rider is wearing a turban ,a printed upper garment .The lowers or dhoti is printed with linear patterns.The horse is painted with different colourful motifs.The rider has a finely modelled face cast from a mould, the arms and legs are rudimentary and suggestive, attached to an elongated body.

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  • Title: Image of a Horse and Rider / "Raja Sailesh"
  • Creator: Lala Pandit and Jagdish Pandit
  • Date Created: 1971/2000
  • Location: Darbhanga, Bihar
  • Physical Dimensions: L 14.5cm x B 13cm x H 34 cm
  • Medium: Clay and Natural Pigment Colours
  • Technique: Wheel turned and hand moulding
  • Period: Last Quarter of 20th Century