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    Sale 12471

    Arts of India

    26 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 107

    SHUJA' AL-DAWLA AND HIS SON ASIF AL-DAWLA OF AWADH WATCHING A DANCER

    LUCKNOW, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1770

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    SHUJA' AL-DAWLA AND HIS SON ASIF AL-DAWLA OF AWADH WATCHING A DANCER
    LUCKNOW, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1770
    Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the Nawab of Awadh Shuja' al-Dawla and his son seated watching a dancer while musicians play behind, set on a moonlit night on a wide terrace, within speckled margins with a wide red border, identification inscriptions on the reverse in nasta'liq and in an early English hand, mounted, framed and glazed
    Painting 6 3/8 x 9 1/8in. (16.4 x 23cm.); folio 9 1/8 x 11 5/8in. (23.2 x 29.4cm.)


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