Gouache of Chairs of the British officials in the Punjab


Gouache of Chairs of the British officials in the Punjab

THE BRITISH OFFICIALS OF THE PUNJAB
SIKH, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate
* £12,000 – £18,000 ($21,636 – $32,454)

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Sale 7615
art of the islamic and indian worlds
7 October 2008
London, King Street

THE BRITISH OFFICIALS OF THE PUNJAB SIKH, 19TH CENTURY
Gouache heightened with gold on thick paper, each miniature depicting a British official based in the Punjab sitting on a European-style chair on a blue and pink striped ground, behind each a red or green wall, one with a dog before him, above each figure an identification inscription in bold nasta’liq on white ground, between blue borders with gold scrolls and red rules
Miniature 7 3/8 x 4 1/8in. (18.9 x 10.5cm.); folio 9½ x 6cm. (24 x 15.4cm.) (6)

Via Christie’s

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