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An illustration from a Ragamala series: Kakubha Ragini, a lady walks through a forest, India, Rajasthan, Bundi, late 18th century
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108
An illustration from a Ragamala series: Kakubha Ragini, a lady walks through a forest, India, Rajasthan, Bundi, late 18th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
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An illustration from a Ragamala series: Kakubha Ragini, a lady walks through a forest, India, Rajasthan, Bundi, late 18th century
gouache with gold on paper, narrow inner black border, wide red outer borders, with original paper cover sheet
painting: 30.7 by 17.5cm.
leaf: 40 by 26.8cm.
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Catalogue Note

The iconography here is very unusual. The inscription indicates that this is Kakukbha Ragini, which relates to a woman startled by a calling cuckoo, but the usual iconography for Kakukbha shows a woman walking among peacocks, not monkeys.

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