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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 247

    A rare portrait of Prince Kharak Singh

    NORTH INDIA OR PAKISTAN, MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A rare portrait of Prince Kharak Singh
    North India or Pakistan, mid-19th century
    The ruler seated on a low throne, set on a rug-covered parapet with flowers growing in the background and in inscription against gold at top
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    9¼ x 6 in. (23.4 x 15.2 cm.)


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    The inscription reads, "Portrait of Prince Kharak Singh, worthy son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh," in Arabic. His father reigned from 1801-1839.