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PROPERTY FROM THE LANIER COLLECTION

A MAHARAJA RECEIVES A MINISTER
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
326

PROPERTY FROM THE LANIER COLLECTION

A MAHARAJA RECEIVES A MINISTER
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 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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A MAHARAJA RECEIVES A MINISTER
Opaque watercolor heightened with gold on paper
image: 8 1/4  by 5 3/4 in. (20.3 by 12.7 cm)
folio: 9 1/4  by 6 3/4 in. (22.8 by 15.2 cm)
India, Punjab, Patiala, circa 1810-1830
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Provenance

Acquired 1990's

Catalogue Note

A maharaja instructs his minister, who bows respectfully and gestures, holding the edge of his muslin scarf.  Four courtiers stand attentively.  On a brilliant cinnabar red terrace and arched white marble architecture.  Black foliate-design inner borders with red outer borders with white ruled lines. 

Inscribed above in black ink nasta'liq script.

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

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New York