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    Sale 12471

    Arts of India

    26 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 48

    A RAMPAGING ELEPHANT

    SAWAR OR KOTAH, RAJASTHAN, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RAMPAGING ELEPHANT
    SAWAR OR KOTAH, RAJASTHAN, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1720
    Ink, opaque and transparent pigments on paper, the elephant bull has broken his chains and seized a man with his trunk, his turban and bow lie on the ground, the mahout attempts to control him, within black rules and red borders, identification inscription at top
    8 5/8 x 12 3/8in. (21.8 x 31.4cm.)


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    The elephant is identified as rajaprasanam.

    Provenance

    Acquired before 1991.