• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 204

    Two portraits of Maharaja Vijay Singh and Ram Singh

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    Two portraits of Maharaja Vijay Singh and Ram Singh
    India, Rajasthan, 19th century
    The first with the king wearing a green angarkha and seated in a silver throne beneath a canopy, having an audience and with attendants bearing royal emblems, all surrounded by a pink and green floral border; the second with the king dressed in red finery and seated in a silver European chair with a footstool on a marble terrace against a large green hill, two attendants bearing flywhisks, all surrounded by a red border
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    11¼ x 8 3/8 (28.6 x 21.3 cm.), the first
    11 7/8 x 9 1/8 (30.2 x 23.2 cm.), the second (2)


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