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    Sale 12471

    Arts of India

    26 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 84

    A JAIN ILLUSTRATION FROM THE SHRIPALARASA: A GIANT DEMON ATTACKS A SHIP

    NORTH WEST INDIA, CIRCA 1800

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    A JAIN ILLUSTRATION FROM THE SHRIPALARASA: A GIANT DEMON ATTACKS A SHIP
    NORTH WEST INDIA, CIRCA 1800
    Opaque pigments on cotton, the large ship attacked by a blue demon brandishing a sword and wearing a necklace of severed heads, numerous figures seated within large structures at the ship's bow and stern, fish and nautical beasts in the sea below, the top with figures in carriages, with floral borders, laid down on green panel
    33¼ x 38½ in. (84.5 x 97.8 cm)


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