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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 715

    A Portait of Mullah Do Piaza

    INDIA, DECCAN, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Portait of Mullah Do Piaza
    India, Deccan, early 18th century
    The portly religious leader dressed in yellow with his characteristic onion-shaped turban, seated atop a skeletal horse, a dog at lower left, all against a pistachio background
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    7¾ x 5 3/8 in. (19.7 x 13.6 cm.), image
    9¼ x 6 7/8 in. (23.5 x 17.5 cm.), with borders


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