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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1298

    A polychromed wood and papier mache tray

    NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

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    A polychromed wood and papier mache tray
    NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
    Of quatrefoil shape with Anantasayin Vishnu at center surrounded by rasalila dancers, the ground covered with flowers and the corners with winged angels, seated European figures, a queen and a king
    21 in. (54 cm.), diagonal


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    The "thousand flowers" covering the ground is also known as hazara.

    Provenance

    American art market, 1995


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Paul F. Walter


    Literature

    P. Pal, The Arts of Kashmir, 2007, p. 190, fig. 210


    Exhibited

    The Arts of Kashmir, Asia Society and Museum, 1 October 2007 - 6 January 2008 and Cincinnati Art Museum, 28 June - 21 September 2008