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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 269

    A Jina Enthroned

    INDIA, JAIPUR, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Jina Enthroned
    India, Jaipur, 19th century
    An unusual tondo composition depicting a jina seated on a golden throne, flanked by a male and female devotee on either side holding a lotus and a flywhisk, all three wearing rich robes and elaborate jewelry, their faces backed by pistachio halos, all on a ornate parapet, with a lotus-filled river and golden architecture in the distance, encircled by floral borders
    Opaque pigments, gold, and hardstones on wasli
    11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) diameter


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