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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 370

    A SCENE FROM AN ILLUSTRATED RASIKAPRIYA (LOVERS' BREVIARY) SERIES, MAWLA, CIRCA 1650

    Price Realised  

    A SCENE FROM AN ILLUSTRATED RASIKAPRIYA (LOVERS' BREVIARY) SERIES, MAWLA, CIRCA 1650
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, with the number 224 in the top border, the reverse with 6 lines of Hindi in Takri script, depicting a young woman seated on a throne, with monkey at her side and above, to right a domed pavilion - 8 1/4 x 6 3/4in (21 x 17cm)


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