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Lot 42

Lovers on a terrace, Oudh, North India, late 18th century, opaque pigments on paper heightened...

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Lot 42

Lovers on a terrace, Oudh, North India, late 18th century, opaque pigments on paper heightened...

Price Realised: £2,470

Estimate: £600 - £800

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (30% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 42


Lovers on a terrace, Oudh, North India, late 18th century, opaque pigments on paper heightened with gold and silver, depicted wrapped in each other arms on a canopied bed, with gold patterned jamas adorning their entwined legs, he holds a flower in one hand and they both turn their heads to speak to the servant who brings them a cup and saucer, the moon above reflects in the lake behind them, jewelled vessels on a table below them contain food and drink and the terrace is lit with candles, outer border with repeated pattern of gold flowers, glazed and framed, painting 35.2 x 18.5cm., with border 34 x 25cm.

Provenance: Private collection, London

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The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

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