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A DARBAR SCENE

INDIA, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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A DARBAR SCENE
INDIA, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
Opaque pigments heightened with gold on ivory, facing left, wearing a white tunic, smoking the huqqa, surrounded by courtiers and musicians, mounted
4 ¾ X 6in. (12 x 15.2cm.)
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

Lot Essay

This painting could be a portrait of Maharaja Shri Ishwari Prasad Narayan Singh (r.1835-89) seated amongst his court musicians. For a short note on Maharaja Shri Ishwari see the following lot.

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