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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 296

    A NOBLE ON HORSEBACK

    PROBABLY LAHORE, CIRCA 1730

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NOBLE ON HORSEBACK
    PROBABLY LAHORE, CIRCA 1730
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, the noble sits atop his elaborately decorated horse wearing armour and carrying various arms, the horse wearing gold and polychrome floral blanket and preceded by a manservant, some wormholing, crease down one side, laid down between red and gold floral margins on blue washed card, mounted, framed and glazed
    12½ x 10¼in. (32 x 26cm.)


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