Lot 65. TWO ILLUSTRATED FOLIOS FROM A SIKH MANUSCRIPT

Starting price:$ 5 000
Auction date:25.09.2020   10:00 UTC +00:00
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Lot 65 | TWO ILLUSTRATED FOLIOS FROM A SIKH MANUSCRIPT
Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the first depicting a king arriving at a celebration, the second depicting a king seated with his lover in a royal bedchamber, each illustration within a dark blue border with gold and polychrome floral illumination, 2ll. of black gurmukhi text above and below, keywords picked out in red, the reverse of the first with 13ll. of black gurmukhi text, the first mounted, framed, glazed
The first, painting 3⅝ x 7½ in. (9.1 x 19 cm.); folio 9¼ x 12⅜ in. (23.6 x 31.5 cm.) ; the second, painting 4 x 7¾ in. (10.1 x 19.7cm.); folio 9¼ x 12½ in. (23.6 x 31.8 cm.)

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Preview04.09.2020 - 25.09.2020
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