AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES: KAKUBHA RAGINI, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, BUNDI, LATE 18TH CENTURY
AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES: KAKUBHA RAGINI, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, BUNDI, LATE 18TH CENTURY
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AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES: KAKUBHA RAGINI, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, BUNDI, LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES: KAKUBHA RAGINI, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, BUNDI, LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES: KAKUBHA RAGINI, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, BUNDI, LATE 18TH CENTURY


gouache hieghtened with gold on paper, text panel at top, narrow inner black border, wide red outer borders


painting: 30.1 by 17.6cm.

leaf: 39.5 by 26.4cm.

Condition Report

The borders with losses to the red, minor holes and losses to the paint, minor stains, as viewed.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

The iconography of Kakubha Ragini represents a lonely lady startled by the call of a cuckoo. However, the iconography usually depicts a lady in a forest holding flowers with peacocks nearby, as seen here (see Ebeling 1973, pp.101, no.C38, 259, no.253).

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