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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 720

    A Picchvai of Shri Nathji

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A Picchvai of Shri Nathji
    India, Rajasthan, late 18th/early 19th century
    Shri Nathji as Venugopala standing on a dais surrounded by gopis entranced by his music, trees laden with fruit and animals above and gods and goddesses in celestial vimanas flying through the star-filled sky, with cows and cow herders listening below, surrounded by a floral border
    Opaque pigments and gold on textile
    56½ x 47½ in. (143.5 x 120.6 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a New Hampshire Collection