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    Sale 5969

    A West Country Tradition - Avon Antiques, Bradford-upon-Avon, Wiltshire

    21 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 140

    A GROUP OF FOUR MICA PAINTINGS DEPICTING FESTIVALS AND HUNTING

    TANJORE, INDIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF FOUR MICA PAINTINGS DEPICTING FESTIVALS AND HUNTING
    TANJORE, INDIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Two with brightly coloured scenes of kite-flying in a park and a parade with ceremonial banners and standards, the third showing two hunters shooting a tiger in a rocky landscape near a river, and the fourth with two elephants battling surrounded by men armed with spears, and cheering crowd behind, each mounted, glazed and in matching bamboo frames
    miniature 5¾ x 7½ in. (14.5 x 19 cm.) frame 13½ x 14½ in. (34.5 x 37 cm.) (4)


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