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    Sale 7727

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    4 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 11

    A COLLECTION OF THIRTY-SIX INDIAN CARVED-WOOD PAINTED FIGURES

    MID-19TH CENTURY

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    A COLLECTION OF THIRTY-SIX INDIAN CARVED-WOOD PAINTED FIGURES
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    Each naturalistically painted and dressed in native costume, mounted in pairs on a painted stand with pencil insciption (sometimes illegible) categorising each pair, minor restorations; in an original purpose-fitted black-painted hardwood box with paper label inscribed '10(?)' in pencil and printed paper fragments from November 1868; with a modern stupa-shaped display panel
    Each figure - 8 in. (20 cm.) high
    The box - 9¾ in. (24.5 cm.) high; 21½ in. (55 cm.) wide; 17¼ in. (44 cm.) deep
    The stand - 63 in. (160 cm.) high; 43 in. (110 cm.) wide (36)


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