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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1345

    An illustration from the Mahabharata

    NEPAL, C. 1800

    Price Realised  

    An illustration from the Mahabharata
    Nepal, c. 1800
    Depicting the five Pandava brothers dispatching and setting fire to their enemy within a striped tent, with scavengers, vultures and ghouls in the foreground, the relevant text written above
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    7¾ x 12½ in. (19.6 x 31.8 cm.)


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