• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 459

    A LADY BEING ATTENDED, PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1770

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    A LADY BEING ATTENDED, PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1770
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, a young woman sits outdoors on a terrace wearing a gauzy slip around her waist reclining on a patterned red cushion, while her attendants henna her fingers, a variety of small porcelain vessels before her, the city of Delhi to background, within gold sprinkled border, glazed and framed - miniature 7 x 5 1/2in (17.5 x 14cm)


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