• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 540

    A TANTRIC IMAGE OF A BIRD, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

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    A TANTRIC IMAGE OF A BIRD, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
    Gouache on paper, the bord shown with outstretched wings and formed of green and yellow geometric shapes, with geometric circle and polygonal figure either side, inscribed with numerals; and another leaf from a manuscript - bird 19 1/2 x 27 1/2in (49.5 x 70cm)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's New York, Sept 16 and 17th, 1998, Lots 235, 239