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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 306

    A SEATED PORTRAIT OF A SIKH RAJA

    PUNJAB, NORTH-WESTERN INDIA, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SEATED PORTRAIT OF A SIKH RAJA
    PUNJAB, NORTH-WESTERN INDIA, CIRCA 1840
    Possibly Ranjit Singh's son Kharak Singh (1802-40), opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, possibly Maharaja Kharak Singh (r. 1802-1840), mounted, framed and glazed
    8 x 5 5/8in. (20.2 x 14.2cm.)


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    Literature

    Marie-Christine David and Jean Soustiel, Miniatures Orientales de l'Inde, Paris, 1983, cat.95 p.112


    Exhibited

    Miniatures Orientales de l'Inde, Paris, 19-23 May 1983