Arts of India

Roseberys
70/76 Knights Hill
SE27 0JD London
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 12.06.2019

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Mridula Devi, Elephant Airavati , circa 2000, Madhubani painting, gouache on paper, signed to reverse, 57x77 cm

Lot #: 300

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A palace scene, Rajasthan, late19th century-early 20th century, gouache on paper heighted with gilt, a noblewoman shown in front of a fountain within expansive gardens attendants by ladies, cranes, a river scene behind and beyond a figure on horseback hunting, within red border, 37.6 x 36.5cm

Lot #: 199

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A Shi'a saint, Deccan, India, late 18th century, gouache and gold on paper, shown haloed, and standing wearing orange and green robes, holding shield and sword, on a blue ground, with Persian nasta'liq inscription in white above, glazed and framed, painting 35 x 21.5cm. Inscription: tasvir-i imam-i

Lot #: 201

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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The Coronation of Lord Rama, a scene from the Ramayana, Rajasthan, 19th century, opaque pigments on paper heightened with gilt, depicting Rama anointed as king by sage Vasistha, with Sita enthroned beside him, the Gods and goddesses paying their respects, 24.5 x 16.7cm

Lot #: 207

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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An illustration to a scene from a Ragamala, Oudh, India, late 19th century, opaque pigments heightened with gilt on paper, depicting a lady and her lover in a bedchamber, within a white pavilion, a darkening sky behind, mounted, 29 x 20.5cm. Provenance: Private Collection UK

Lot #: 215

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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An Indian three piece silver tea service, Kutch, late 19th century, of globular form, the lids with elephant finial, profusely moulded with trailing foliage with shaped vacant armorial cartouches, on pad feet, comprising a tea pot, sugar basin and jug, the tea pot 13.5cm high (3

Lot #: 221

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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An engraved silver huqqa base, India, 20th century, of globular form with slightly flared neck, deeply carved with dense design of architecture, palm trees and birds to body, repeating design of birds to shoulder, architectural scenes to neck, 20cm. high

Lot #: 223

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A bidri silver-inlaid bottle (surahi), Deccan, North India, circa 1880, with rounded body, the long slightly flaring neck with a raised ring at bottom, with rounded lip, the inlaid decoration with confronted fish and leaves to body, diagonal bands of flowers to neck, 29cm. high A silver bidri plate

Lot #: 224

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A silver lidded tazza, India, 19th-20th century, of typical form, on a raised foot with domed lid, knop finial, the foot and body decorated with repousse design of flowers and vines, the openwork lid with similar, the finial with repeated leaves, 20.5cm. high Weight: 979 grams

Lot #: 225

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A repousse decorated silver lota, India, 20th century, of squat form, the base flat, with high shoulder narrow neck and wide everted rim folded over, decorated to exterior with dense design of lobed cartouches filled with dense design of flowers and leaves on a ground of flowers and leaves, 24.5cm

Lot #: 226

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A matching silver casket, heart-shaped box and spittoon, Kashmir, 20th century, the casket on four feet and opening to reveal two side panels each with three small containers, and two square lidded containers with spoons. all decorated to exterior with dense boteh pattern, casket 22 x 14cm. x 10cm

Lot #: 228

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A figural engraved South Indian bronze vase, 18th-19th century, on a circular splayed foot, with rounded body, the neck rising in tiers to a wide mouth, the fitted lid with bud finial, engraved to body with running animals including an elephant, peacock, snake and tiger, the lower section with

Lot #: 235

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Three reverse painted glass pictures, to include one of Vishnu flanked by elephants, Tanjore, South India, late 19th-early 20th century, framed (3

Lot #: 236

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A portrait of a prince, South India, mid-late 19th century, opaque pigments on paper heightened with gold, shown enthroned, wearing elaborate jewellery, within a pavilion, lighting behind, inscription below mounted, glazed and framed, 29 x 22..5cm

Lot #: 237

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A Tanjore-style painting of a lady, South India, 20th century, opaque pigments heightened with gilt on card, shown holding a sitar, wearing elaborate red and gold jama and sari and wearing gem-set gold jewellery, trees in the background and grass at her feet, 24.5 x 11.5cm

Lot #: 238

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Three small red stone heads, India, 10-12th century, one with finely moulded features, two with metal pins, 5.5cm. 7cm. and 4.2cm. high (3

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A bronze figure of Vishnu, India, 18th century, on a square, tiered base, rounded plinth, the figure finely moulded, 14.5cm. high

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A Mughal gilt metal thread embroidered fuchsia silk panel, India, early 19th century, of rectangular form, with a central rectangular panel, and smaller panels to border, silk tassels to border, 204 x 108cm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two Naga axes, North East India, 19th century, each with steel blade and wood handle, 55cm. and 51cm. long (2

Lot #: 52

Estimate: £300 - £300

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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An album page: A Mughal youth with a bird, North India, late 18th-early 19th century, opaque pigments and gold on paper, the youth depicted standing, wearing a turban and an orange jama, holding a bird, laid down on card with blue floral borders, the reverse with a calligraphic panel in nasta’liq

Lot #: 68

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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The goddess Durga, Eastern India, mid-19th century, opaque pigments on paper, depicted seated on her mount, the tiger, wearing a tiara and red tunic, holding her attributes the conch, the bow, the arrow, the mace, the sword, the trident and the discus, in black rules, framed and glazed, 19.8 x

Lot #: 77

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A silver hexagonal hinged box and a small domed silver betel box, India, 20th century, the first pierced lid and sides, the base decorated with a lattice design, the lid with panels of lattice with flowers, a central flower head to top; the domed box with rows of flower heads in squares, the lid

Lot #: 82

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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An engraved Mughal brass ewer, India, 18th century, of globular form on a splayed foot, with straight spout and curved handle terminating in a bud, the ribbed body with design of flowers, spout with similar, the foot and handle with design of repeating chevrons, missing lid, 23.5cm. high

Lot #: 89

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Portrait of Rao Mukund Singh of Kota, Mewar, Rajasthan, North India, mid-19th century, opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, identified in devanagari, painting 20.1 x 14.2cm.; folio 24.7 x 18.6cm. Provenance: Private Collection of Günter Heil (1938-2014), Berlin

Lot #: 121

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A brass toy figure of a soldier, India, 19th century, on a rectangular base, the rider and horse cast separately, wearing a rounded hat and formerly brandishing a spear, 8.5cm. high

Lot #: 152

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A group of lobed rock crystal beads, India, 15th-19th century, drilled to centre, four large and one small, largest 4cm. diam. (5

Lot #: 158

Estimate: £300 - £350

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A bidri vase, India, early-mid- 20th century, of globular form, on a short foot, the tall slender neck with ring just below the slightly everted mouth, decorated to body with a series of arches containing an alternating pattern on flowers and latticework, to shoulder a repeating bland of flowers, a

Lot #: 160

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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An illustration to a Ragamala series, Sirohi, 17th century, gouache on paper heightened with gilt, depicting a prince and a courtesan seated within a palace on a striped floor covering, a peacock stands on the roof and a flowering plant is to the left, two lines of devangari script on a yellow

Lot #: 164

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Gauri Ragini ‘’An illustration to a musical mode", Amber, Rajasthan, circa 1740 at Amber, Rajasthan, gouache on paper heightened with gilt, depicting a courtesan with garlands of flowers summoning peacocks, with 4ll. of black Devanagari text on a yellow panel above, painting 18 x 25.5cm., page 24 x

Lot #: 166

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A study of flowers, Provincial Mughal, India, second half 18th century, drawing on paper, comprising irises, chrysanthemums and poppies, two with cusped arches above, orange margins, mounted, 25 x 11cm

Lot #: 174

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Jun 2019