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Lot 35

Maharaja Sultan Singh of Kapre, Bundi, North India, circa 1820,  opaque pigments on paper...

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Lot 35

Maharaja Sultan Singh of Kapre, Bundi, North India, circa 1820,  opaque pigments on paper...

Price Realised: £650

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

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

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Lot 35


Maharaja Sultan Singh of Kapre, Bundi, North India, circa 1820,  opaque pigments on paper heightened with gold, depicted kneeling and facing right with halo, reclining on a red patterned bolster cushion, wearing a striped turban set with an elaborate gem-set sarpech, a white jama, holding a flower in his right hand, in his left a spear head, a katar at his waist, sword and shield seen behind him, on the carpet before him are displayed a gun, shield and sword, gunpowder case, to reverse three lines of black text, the library stamp of the Maharaja of Bundi and a further stamp, wide red border, 31.5 x 20.6cm. 

Provenance: Private London collection


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