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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 253

    Four Flower studies after the Dara Shikoh Album

    NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Four Flower studies after the Dara Shikoh Album
    North India, 19th century
    Comprising studies of a narcissus, pink roses, Imperial crown lily and a flowering plant, each painted against a simple background with text above and a page notation in the margin below, surrounded by gold-flecked borders, the reverse with calligraphy
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    5¾ x 9¾ in. (14.5 x 24.8 cm.) each (4)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's London, 27 November 1974, lot 759