• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 855

    A Painting of a Golden Tower

    INDIA, KANGRA, CIRCA 1830-40

    Price Realised  

    A Painting of a Golden Tower
    India, Kangra, circa 1830-40
    Depicting a golden tower at the center of a flowing river filled with fish, the upper floor with a seated woman surrounded by worshippers, further women bearing offerings approaching the tower, an elaborate palace complex and temple visible in the distance, the verdant landscape filled with birds
    Opaque pigments with gold on wasli
    9¼ x 12½ in. (23.5 x 31.7 cm.), in frame


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a private collection, Michigan