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    Sale 12471

    Arts of India

    26 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 38

    THE SWING FESTIVAL: SHRI BIHARIJI WORSHIPPED BY EIGHT LADIES

    RAJASTHAN, NORTH INDIA, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY

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    THE SWING FESTIVAL: SHRI BIHARIJI WORSHIPPED BY EIGHT LADIES
    RAJASTHAN, NORTH INDIA, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
    Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the icons of Shri Bihariji and his consort stand on a swing, eight ladies around, two holding fly whisks, one with a large fan, the scene takes place in a luxuriant landscape inhabited by peacocks, a silver pond with lotuses in the foreground, within black rules and wide red borders, the reverse with identification inscription in devanagari script
    8 3/8 x 12½in. (21.3 x 31.8cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired before 1991.