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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 490

    A picchvai for the summer season

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A picchvai for the summer season
    India, Rajasthan, 18th/19th century
    Pink lotus and green vines and lotus pads set against a silver background carefully delineated with water ripples, with small fish swimming amidst the lotus in the lower section, all surrounded by a floral orange border
    Opaque and silver pigments on textile
    49½ x 43¼ in. (126 x 110 cm.)


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    This picchvai was used in the summer months to provide a cooling atmosphere for the Shri Nathji image.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE AUSTRALIAN COLLECTOR