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Rosewood, Brass
136 x 56 x 18 in (345.4 x 142.2 x 45.7 cm)


A beautifully constructed period cart made for bullock racing, a popular sport in rural India. This exceptional piece is manufactured entirely from rosewood with intricate brass detail and hardware.Rosewood was most probably selected for the construction of the skeleton because of its light weight and strength which allowed for a small body and lower weight which allowed for greater speed.




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  Lot 54 of 137  

TRAVEL AND LEISURE AUCTION
29-30 JULY 2013

Estimate
$1,940 - 1,985
Rs 1,12,500 - 1,15,000

Winning Bid
$19,654
Rs 11,39,903
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)










 



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