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Painting of Varari Ragini from a Ragamala Series

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
456
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Painting of Varari Ragini from a Ragamala Series, India, Rajasthan, Bundi, late 18th century, ink, opaque color and gold on wasli depicting lovers on a terrace, the woman fanning the man with a fly whisk while hiding her face in her veil, with painted floral pattern and line borders, framed and glazed, sight size 10 3/8 x 7 in.

Provenance: Purchased in the U.S. in 1972 and descended in the Steig family.
Estimate $3,500-4,500

Not examined out of frame, possibly backed, some areas with paint and gilt loss.


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Keywords

India, United States, Bundi, Miniature painting, Paper, Rajasthan, Visual arts, Wasli

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