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PROPERTY FROM THE LANIER COLLECTION

AN ASURA LORD COMMANDS HIS GENERALS
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
318

PROPERTY FROM THE LANIER COLLECTION

AN ASURA LORD COMMANDS HIS GENERALS
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art Including Property from The Cleveland Museum of Art

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AN ASURA LORD COMMANDS HIS GENERALS
Black ink with white bodycolor on paper
image: 8 3/4 by 6 1/4 in. (20.3 by 15.2 cm)
India, Pahari, Jammu, circa 1800-1810
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Provenance

Acquired 1980's

Catalogue Note

An asura (demon) king with the head of a horned deer thrusts his hand towards two demon ministers standing obediently before him - as their army marches off to battle.  Within a turreted walled fortress - elephants and horses in the stable.  A drawn oval format with black and red Nasta'liq script in the upper right corner spandrel.

Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art Including Property from The Cleveland Museum of Art

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New York