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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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

Four botanical specimen paintings, Company School, Calcutta, 19th century, watercolour on paper, comprising the Daphne Papyracea, Sonchus Wightianus, Lonicera and one other, one inscribed to bottom left The Gold and Silver Honey suckle to bottom left, mounted, glazed and framed, two pictures 57 x 29cm, two others 35 x 28cm (4) Daphne Papyracea: This evergreen plant is indigenous to Northern India...

Price: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,018 - US$1,527

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Sardar Ganda Thakar Singh (1899-1976), Two Botanical Studies, 'Magnolia Stellatta Maxim" and "Bauhinia variegata Linn", 1955, watercolour on paper, both signed and dated lower left, mounted, glazed and framed, 40.5cm. x 30cm. (2) This and the following lot form part of a collection of botanical watercolours originally in the collection of the Maharajah of Patiala. Of great diversity, these...

Price: £250 - £450
ca. US$318 - US$572

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Sardar Ganda Thakar Singh (1899-1976), Two Botanical Studies, 1944, "Magnolia stellata Maxim" and Cassia fistula Linn", signed and dated lower left, mounted, 45 x 35cm. (2) See previous lot for further information...

Price: £250 - £450
ca. US$318 - US$572

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

Two Kalighat paintings, Eastern India, circa 1880, opaque pigments and silver on paper, depicting Krishna and Radha, each mounted, glazed and framed, painting 26.8 x 24cm. (2...

Price: £600 - £800
ca. US$763 - US$1,018

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A lacquered papier mache chest and a pair of vases, Kashmir, 19th century, polychrome and gilt decorated, the first of rectangular form with faceted ends, the fitted lid with a scene of an enthroned ruler dancers and attendants, the base with scenes of demons and animal-headed beasts, base and interior plain; the vases with enthroned ruler and attendants to one side and beasts and animals to the...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A large footed vase, India, 20th century, with openwork panels to sides with vase and flower motif, 31.5cm, high Weight: 1132 grams...

Price: £400 - £600
ca. US$509 - US$763

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Jain painting on cloth, India, 19th century, opaque pigments on cotton, decorated with a cosmic circle with the goddess Padmavati to centre, priests, worshippers and a ruler depicted within the four segments to the out circle, a further circle containing flowers, priests and courtesans, and to exterior band a frieze of animals including sheep, dogs, tigers and elephants, 29 x 29cm...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$381 - US$509

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Bhagavati Devi Jitvarpur, "Sname Goddess Manasa", circa 2000, Madhudbani painting, gouache on paper, 77x57cm...

Price: £250 - £350
ca. US$318 - US$445

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Sushila Devi, "Wedding Day", circa 1970s, Madhudbani painting, mounted, glazed and framed, painting 51 x 73cm. The Mithila Art Institute, Bihar, India has confirmed the artist is Sushila Devi. The simple black and white style, done with a fine pen, was originally the work of Brahims (the scribe class) thus the fine pen. During the 1960's and 1970's this type of Madhudbani painting moved from...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Bhagwan Kapoor (1935-), Diwali, 1960, inscribed to reverse with the artists name, address, title and year of the work and price "RS 250", mounted, glazed and framed, painting 49 x 33cm. Born in 1935 in India, Kapoor was educated at the J.J School of Art and Design in Mumbai. He then moved to Paris where he studied under a French Government Scholarship at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des...

Price: £400 - £600
ca. US$509 - US$763

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Bhagwan Kapoor (1935-), Women with pots, circa 1960, acrylic on cloth, with artists monogram lower right, mounted, glazed and framed, painting 59 x 36cm...

Price: £300 - £500
ca. US$381 - US$636

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Bhagwan Kapoor (1935-), Mother and Daughter, circa 1960, acrylic on cloth, painting 61 x 45cm...

Price: £300 - £500
ca. US$381 - US$636

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Avinash Chandra (1931-1991), Indian, Coloured Drawing, 1963, watercolour on paper, signed and dated, gallery label to reverse, framed, 70 x 86.4cm. Provenance: Purchased from the Hamilton Galleries, St George Street, Hanover Square as a gift to the current vendor for 75 guineas in 1963. Avinash Chandra (1931-1991) was an Indian painter, who lived and worked in the United Kingdom. Born in Shimla...

Price: £1,200 - £1,500
ca. US$1,527 - US$1,909

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Prafulla Mohanti, 20th century, Untitled, 1976, 76 x 56cm. Provenance: Private collection Germany...

Price: £300 - £500
ca. US$381 - US$636

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Ramesh Gorjala (b.1979), India, Female Figure, acrylic on canvas, signed and dated 2015, framed 164.5 x 112cm. Ramesh Gorjala’s paintings remind us of the intertexuality of Indian myths, multiple stories within a tale, many images ensconced within one. Born in 1979, in Kalahasti, Andhra Pradesh to a family of weavers, Ramesh Gorjala learnt the traditional Kalamkari art as a child from his uncle...

Price: £1,500 - £2,000
ca. US$1,909 - US$2,545

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Bikash Bhattacharjee (1940-2006), Untitled, Man with magnifying glass, 1978, oil on canvas, signed 'Bikash '78' to lower left, with inscription to reverse with artists address, a label for the "Chemould Gallery, Calucutta" to reverse, framed, 62 x 46.8cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Australia, Purchased from the artist by the vendor's father Bikash Bhattacharjee (21 June 1940 - 18 December...

Price: £8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$10,181 - US$15,272

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Zahoor Ul Akhlaq, Pakistani, (1941-1999), Composition 173, oil on canvas, circa 1963, inscribed to the reverse with the artists name, title of the work, and Lahore National College of Arts, framed, 91.5 x 62.5cm. Provenance: Private Collection Australia, Purchased directly from the artist by the vendor's parents Zahoor ul Akhlaq (4 February 1941 - 18 January 1999) was a pioneering artist from...

Price: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,272 - US$1,909

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Zahoor Ul Akhlaq attrib., Pakistani, (1941-1999), Untitled, Composition, oil on canvas, circa 1963, framed, 60.5 x 61.5cm. Provenance: Private Collection Australia, Purchased directly from the artist by the vendor's parents...

Price: £400 - £600
ca. US$509 - US$763

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Maqbool Fida Husain (1915-2011), Indian, Mother Theresa series; serigraph printed in colours, signed and numbered 93/200 in pencil, 70x101.5cm (rolled, unframed...

Price: £600 - £800
ca. US$763 - US$1,018

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Maqbool Fida Husain (1915-2011), Indian, "Islam", from the Religions series; serigraph printed in colours, signed, titled and inscribed A/P in pencil, 104x75cm (rolled, unframed...

Price: £600 - £800
ca. US$763 - US$1,018

Date: 12 Jun 2019