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    Sale 12172

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    13 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 266

    Lady at her Toilet

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN, BUNDI, CIRCA 1770-1780

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    Lady at her Toilet
    India, Rajasthan, Bundi, circa 1770-1780
    Borders with large silver flecks. Verso with aniline dye stamp, “The Curious House Regd. [?] Jaipur.7.[India].”
    Opaque pigments, silver and gold on paper
    12 5/8 x 9 in. (32 x 23 cm.)


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    The facial features and large silver flecks echo a famous Ragamala series from the same kingdom, painted by Mia Sheikh Fullah in 1738; see Dipak Raga from the Doris Wiener Collection, sold at Christie’s New York on 20 March 2012 (lot 260), for $122,500.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Indian Painting