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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Krishna and Radha celebrating the festival of Holi, Oudh, circa 1860, gouache on paper heightened with gilt, and a fragmentary scene in a temple, Nathwadara, circa 1850, 40.5 x 29.5cm. and 32.5 x 27cm. (2...

Price: £50 - £100
ca. US$63 - US$127

Date: 12 Jun 2019

J. Chapman (fl. 1792-1823) Three illustrations from a series on trades of India, London, 1809, printed ink and handcoloured, comprising "An Omrah of State; a Dancing girl; and a Lad of the Harem; all belonging to the Palace of Delhi,"; "Aboriginies of Hindoostan, on the Coromandel Coast 2. A Piadah or Poon retained in great Families"; "A Smoking Party in the Province of Bengal", each mounted...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$101 - US$152

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A group of mainly Bonham's, Christie's and Sotheby's auction catalogues, including Islamic and Indian Arts, Antiquities (61...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$101 - US$152

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A group of 37 books on Islamic and Indian art, including Y.H. Safadi, Islamic Calligraphy, Thames & Hudson, London, 1978; Anthony Welch, Shah 'Abbas and the Arts of Isfahan, The Asia Society, 1973; J. Mercier, Ethiopian Magic Scrolls, George Brazilier, New York, 1979; Paintings from the Muslim Courts of India, Exhibition catalogue, Prints and Drawings Gallery, British Museum, World of Islamic...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$101 - US$152

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Walter Jenks Morgan (1847-1924), The Taj Mahal, watercolour on paper, mounted on card, 35 x 24.5cm. Provenance: Private Collection UK Walter Jenks Morgan (1847-1924) was an illustrator and genre painter. Born at Bilston, and educated at Sir Robert Peel's School, Tamworth, Morgan moved to Birmingham and became apprenticed to a lithographer. He studied at the Birmingham School of Art and the...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$101 - US$152

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A silver cuff bracelet with warrior, Myanmar, early 20th century, the band widening to centre and carved to face with a figure with elaborate hair style, large leaves either side, 6cm. diam...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$101 - US$152

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Resht work pincushion in a lacquer papier mache box, India, 19th and 20th century, the pin cushion embroidered in gilt metal thread and blue and green silk with a large flower head design to both sides on a red cotton ground, the circular box with scene of polo-players, cushion 7.1cm. diam...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$101 - US$152

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Shoeing the horse, Rajasthan, 19th century, opaque pigments heightened with gilt, one groom shown holding the reigns of the horse at the neck, the two below holding the leg of the horse in a braided rope and fitting a shoe, the horse wearing an elaborate saddle, framed, painting 12.5 x 15.5cm. This a copy of the Mughal painting by Salim Quli of the same subject painted in 1605-15 and also an...

Price: £100 - £200
ca. US$127 - US$254

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A bidri vase, Deccan, India, early 20th century, on a short foot with wide base narrowing towards a slender neck with ring below flaring mouth, decorated to body with large pear-shapes containing a lattice design, above a band of flowers, the neck with ovals containing lattice, 22cm. high...

Price: £100 - £200
ca. US$127 - US$254

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An openwork silver bowl, India, 20th century, on a slightly splayed foot, the body openwork with flowers and vines, below a band of repeating stylized leaves, 19cm. diam. x 11cm. high. Weight: 690 grams...

Price: £100 - £200
ca. US$127 - US$254

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Katamkari box, early 20th century, of rectangular form, with rectangular panels to lid and body containing geometric shapes, borders of lozenges, painted simulated ivory detail to edges, 25.5cm x 10cm. x 6.4cm...

Price: £100 - £200
ca. US$127 - US$254

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A scene of a husband quarrelling with his second wife, Bengal, late 19th-early 20th century, opaque pigments heightened with gilt on paper, the husband shown with raised hand banishing his wife who cowers on the floor, in a richly decorated interior, 16 x 12cm. Provenance: Private Collection UK...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$127 - US$190

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A group of books of Indian Art interest, including A. Sharma, A Bibliography of Mughal India (1506-1707AD), Porcupine Press, 1938; A. Relia, The Indian Portrait A Photographic evolution from documentation to posterity, Vols VI VII, VIII exhibition catalogue, Ahmedabad, 2015; Dr H. Patel, Royal Families and Palaces of Gujerat, Windsor & Peacock, 1998; M. Sarup, Excavations at Harappa, Vol I text...

Price: £100 - £200
ca. US$127 - US$254

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A portrait of Mumtaz Mahal (1593-1631AD), wife of Shah Jahan, Delhi school, 19th century, painted on an oval ivory plaque, set within an carved ebony frame, frame 19 x 12.2cm...

Price: £100 - £200
ca. US$127 - US$254

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A small South Indian bronze figure of Parvati, 19th century, on a rectangular base, holding a lotus bud and wearing a necklace and draped cloth, 7.2cm. high Provenance: Private Collection, UK...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$127 - US$190

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A small bronze statue of Krishna the butter thief, South India, 19th century, depicted crawling forward with one foot in advance, right hand missing, 6cm. high...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$127 - US$190

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A small bead chaupad board with 16 Belgian gilded glass gaming pieces and two ivory dice, Jasdan or Saurashtra, North West India, 19th/20th century, dice 3.6cm. long; gaming piece 1.2cm. high (17...

Price: £150 - £250
ca. US$190 - US$318

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A couple playing chaupar and a couple playing chess, Rajasthan, India, 20th century, opaque pigments on paper heightened with gilt, each depicted in a richly decorated interior scene before an open window looking out onto a landscape, the couple playing chaupar seated on the floor against bolster cushions, and the couple playing chess seated in chairs, each 24 x 31.7cm. (2...

Price: £150 - £250
ca. US$190 - US$318

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Sikh portrait on ivory of a maharaja with sword, North India, circa 1850, gouache on ivory, mounted in a brass oval with suspension loop, 7.2cm. high...

Price: £150 - £250
ca. US$190 - US$318

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A group of maps and prints relating to the Punjab, 19th century, comprising a map of the Bhawulpore State published for the Royal Geographical Society, London 1872; a map of Hindoostan by Arrowsmith, 1805; a print featuring the Sikh Yard Battery and The Nobut Khana Gateway; another featuring the rear view of the residency from the churchyard and the Seikh Yard Breach; and another entitles...

Price: £150 - £250
ca. US$190 - US$318

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Six monochrome photographs of Indians and Indian architecture, India, 19th century, mounted, glazed and framed (6...

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$190 - US$254

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A small bronze figure of Ganesha, 18th century, on a circular base, with flat back, 6cm. high Provenance: Private Collection, UK...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$254 - US$381

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A small standing bronze figure of Ganesha, on a circular base, 19th century, 6.5cm. high Provenance: Private Collection, UK...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$254 - US$381

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A fragmentary bronze head of Buddha Shakyamuni, Thailand, 17th century, with serene expression, eyes semi-shut, with elongated earlobes, mounted on plinth, 10cm. high...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$254 - US$381

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A bronze horse and rider, India, 19th century, mounted on plinth, 26cm. diam at base...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$254 - US$381

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A group of steel spear heads of various sizes, India, 17th-18th century, three with ribbed knops and faceted shafts, some inscribed, longest 40.5cm. (7) Provenance: Cannes Encheres Nicolas Debussy et Associes, 23 July 2011, Lots 81, 82, 83...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$254 - US$381

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A steel blade, India, 19th century, with red velvet with braided sheath, 95cm. long Provenance: Private Collection UK...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$254 - US$381

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal brass ewer, India, 18th century, of squat form with faceted straight spout and curved s-shaped handle terminating in a bud, the domed lid with bud-shaped finial, 24.5cm. high...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$254 - US$381

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An engraved Mughal brass ewer, India, 19th century, of globular form, on three short, round feet, with straight faceted spout, curved handle terminating in a dome, the lid with finial of the same form, decorated to body with design of small petals, 28.5cm. high...

Price: £200 - £400
ca. US$254 - US$509

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A large bronze bird of prey, India, 18th century, feathers engraved to tail, legs, lower chest and head, the back crudely engraved with large kufic inscription, the neck with two bands of flowers and a kufic band between, mouth open, 29.3cm. high...

Price: £200 - £400
ca. US$254 - US$509

Date: 12 Jun 2019