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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 494

    A picchvai of Shri Nathji Shringara

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A picchvai of Shri Nathji Shringara
    India, Rajasthan, late 19th century
    Shri Nathji depicted wearing a richly patterened orange-red gerdhar jama, multiple beaded necklaces and lotus garland, a distinctive turban with feather ornament, standing on a striped pedestal cover with bolsters on either side, an inlaid pandan box, betel leaves and a covered pitcher of holy Jamuna water at his feet, backed by a halo and a white background and surrounded by a floral yellow border
    Opaque and gold pigments on textile
    51¼ x 36½ in. (130 x 93 cm.)


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