London, South Kensington
12 October 2000
A PRINCE RECEIVING WATER FROM LADIES AT A WELL
Mughal India, circa 1800
gouache heightened with gold on paper, the prince, astride his bay horse, is given a pitcher of water by one of four women who are drawing water at a well, behind a walled city is visible, applied gold borders, (some flaking) - 25.5 x 16.8cm.; and portrait of a noble, wearing pink jama, the noble stands facing left holding a flower in his right hand, green ground, silver border, inscription above, Pahari, 19th century - 24.5 x 15.7cm.
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