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Two botanical studies by Rungia Raju, Company School, Madras, late 19th century

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Estimate:

8,000 to - 12,000 GBP

Two botanical studies by Rungia Raju, Company School, Madras, late 19th century

Two botanical studies by Rungia Raju, Company School, Madras, late 19th century

Estimate:

8,000 to - 12,000 GBP

pencil, pen and ink, watercolour on paper, one watermarked 'Thos. H. Saunders, London.', both numbered in pencil at upper left ''No. 27'' and ''No. 42'', each with individual plants identified in Latin in black ink: 


No 27

Barleria rosea G.H.M.

Rondeletia speciosa Lodd. [for the authority of the name, Loddiges]

Angelonia salicariaefolia Kunth G.H.M.

Ipomoea Quamoclit Linn. [for the authority Linnaeus] G.H.M.


No 42

Tribulus terrestris Linn. [for the authority Linnaeus]

Ionidium suffruticosum Ging. [for the authority Gingins de la Sarraz]

Rungia repens Nees.

Commelyna salicifolia Roxb. [for the authority Roxburgh]

Oldenlandia umbellata Linn. [for the authority Linnaeus]


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57.5 by 47.1 cm. (22 ⅝ by 18 ½ in.); 58.5 by 47.5 cm. (23 by 18 ¾ in.)

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The Right Hon. Mountstuart E. Grant Duff, Governor of Madras, 1881-86; thence by descent
Sotheby’s, London, 29 March 1982, lot 77 (27, 42)
Sotheby's, London, 26 April 2017, lot 134 (part lot)