Model of a minbar or pulpit in the late 15th-century Mosque of Muhafiz Khan, Ahmadabad

Model of a minbar or pulpit in the late 15th-century Mosque of Muhafiz Khan, Ahmadabad

Model of a minbar or pulpit in the late 15th-century Mosque of Muhafiz Khan, Ahmadabad
Ahmadabad, Gujarat, Western India
Mid-19th century
Sandalwood
Height 16 cm x width 18 cm x depth 5 cm
Museum no. 01125 (IS)

From a set of models showing details of Ahmadabad mosque architecture, transferred to this Museum from the former India Museum in 1879. The top section of the model is detachable. The upper part of the original pulpit in the mosque had disappeared by 1900.