18
18
covers of a devimahatmya manuscript
distemper on wood
nepal
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 16,800 USD
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18
covers of a devimahatmya manuscript
distemper on wood
nepal
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 16,800 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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covers of a devimahatmya manuscript
distemper on wood
nepal

The inside surface of each cover divided into compartments with inscribed scenes depicting Durga in numerous forms and associated deities, all painted in a vivid palette.


2 by 13 2/3 in. (5 by 34.5 cm.)

17th/18th Century


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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p.113, no. 45.

Catalogue Note

Compare a very similar pair of seventeenth century covers from a Devimahatmya manuscript; see Pal, 1978, pl. 62. And compare also the bold style and colourful palette of the early eighteenth century Jucker Vishnu paubha; see lot 16 above.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York