60 Pc Set Antique/Vintage Indian Clay Figures Poona/Lucknow/Krishnanagar 1880? Wonderful collection of hand painted clay Indian figures portraying Indian social types, castes, tribes, work etc.. These were often called "company" or school. Difficult to date and could be as early as 1880, made during the colonial period, in the centers of Lucknow, Krishnanagar & Poona. Figures range from about 3 3/4" - 4 1/2" tall.
This collection was once part of a local museum inventory. Some figures have an inventory number on the bottom and some do not (10th photo).
At one time somebody put paper tags on most of the figures indicating the various occupations/professions according to dress/apparel. Here's a list of all the tags in order with the photos -- there may be spelling mistakes. , Burmese Lady, Bearer, Hotel Bearer, Villager, Holy Man front row: Wrestler, Wrestler, Sikh Sochi, Water Carrier, Dhabi, Laundry Man, Laundry Man Group 3 (photos 6 & 7) back row: Bengali Man, Parsi, Parri Man, Moslem, Marwari front row: Maha Raja, Bengali Man, Bengali Office Balere, Hindustan Man, V. Man Rich, Marwari Man, State Minister Group 4 (photos 8 & 9) back row: Punjabi, Rajah, Nepali, Sikh, Dancing Girl, Piano Man, Punjabi Girl, Punjabi Girl front row: V. Woman, Burmese Man, Beggar, Barbar.All figures are in good vintage condition with some minor paint loss here and there. The last 2 photos show the 3 pieces with damage. Woman with broken arm -- looks like somebody tried to repair it without success. Man in the middle has a chip at the top of his umbrella and another chip on his base.
Man on the right has a broken right foot -- I don't have the piece that broke off. Use the photo zoom to see the details better -- the photos are part of the description. I can send more photos if you're interested. The item "60 Pc Set Antique/Vintage Indian Clay Figures Poona/LucknowithKrishnanagar 1880" is in sale since Wednesday, July 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\India".
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