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Miniature Painting of an Emperor on Horseback

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Miniature Painting of an Emperor on Horseback, India, 19th/20th century, watercolor and gold on wasli, depicting a ruler riding a horse, dressed for battle and holding a spear, surrounded by attendants, bordered with a painted yellow border with an inscription in Sanskrit in the top margin, 13 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

paper backed with cardboard, water damage and holes in margins.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

India, Miniature painting, Paper, Valkyrie, Wasli, Watercolor painting

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