• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 194

    A painting of two queens on a boar hunt


    Price Realised  


    A painting of two queens on a boar hunt
    North India, Delhi, 19th century
    Depicting two women on horseback striking the final blows to a boar that has brought an attendant to the ground, a dog biting into his hindquarters, all in a verdant rolling landscape with a blue sky above, surrounded by a red border with an inscription at top
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    7 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. (19.4 x 25.1 cm.), folio

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    The inscription reads "Dilli ki paan; sajada shikaar kelti," giving the artist's location as Delhi and the subject as two women playing at the hunt.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Private West Coast Collector