• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 209

    A painting of three ladies with diyas

    INDIA, MUGHAL PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A painting of three ladies with diyas
    India, Mughal period, late 17th century
    A pastiche of three night scenes, two with women walking while holding a diya and a third lying prostrate with hands folded towards a lamp and various offerings in the foreground, all surrounded by white and blue borders with gilt floral motifs
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    8½ x 5¾ in. (21.6 x 14.6 cm.), image
    17½ x 11½ in. (44.5 x 29.2 cm.), folio


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