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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Two Gandharan red sandstone heads, reworked in areas, 3-4th century AD, depicted wearing headdresses, each mounted on a plinth, 15cm. and 10.5cm. high (without plinth) (2...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Three small stone heads, India, Gupta period, moulded with wide elongated eyes, two with elaborate headdresses, one with curls and a top knot, 3.5cm. 4cm. and 4cm. high (3...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$636 - US$890

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A large sandstone face of Buddha, India, Gupta period, with peaceful expression, the thin eyebrows arched, the almond-shaped eyes with eyelids outlined, the mouth with protruding lower lip, and pointed chin, the hair scraped back with central part, 29.5cm. high x18cm. diam at widest point...

Price: £4,000 - £5,000
ca. US$5,090 - US$6,363

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Central Indian mottled red sandstone figure of Vishnu, 10th-11th century, carved in swaying position, naked except for a sash and jewellery, the face with almond-shaped eyes and hair under a crown, some damages, on mount, 78.2cm. high...

Price: £3,000 - £4,000
ca. US$3,818 - US$5,090

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Two mottled red sandstone sculptures of a dancing female, Central India, 11th- 12th century, each carved in swaying position, with hands raised, seen from behind and naked aside for a sash and some ornaments, some damages, each mounted, 36cm. and 38cm. high (2...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,545 - US$3,818

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A red sandstone fragment of a hand and female head, Madhya Pradesh, India, 10th century, the large hand resting on a spherical object, the female head with wavy hair pulled back in a bun and decorated with jewellery, the face with a peaceful expression, on mount, 18cm. high...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A stone statue of a winged angel, Murshidabad, India, 19th century, wearing draped robes, and elaborate necklace, earrings and diadem, the wings now missing, mounted, 76cm. high...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,545 - US$3,818

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A bronze figure of Buddha Avalokitesvara crowned and bejewelled, Karkota Period, Kashmir, circa 800AD, depicted wearing a three-leaf triangular crown, on wood plinth, figure 11.5cm. high...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A bronze figure of Siva as Bhairava, Vijaynagara, 14th-15th century, on a tiered square base, depicted nude and with a dog behind, standing 13cm. high...

Price: £500 - £800
ca. US$636 - US$1,018

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A South Indian bronze triad of Vishnu with Sri Devi and Bhu Devi, Karnataka, 19th century, each on a square base, Vishnu depicted with his discus (chakra) and conch shell (shanka), Vishnu 18cm. high (3...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A small bronze figure of Ganesha, 18th century, shown seated on a square, tiered base, with curled trunk, 8cm. high Provenance: Private Collection UK...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A South Indian figure of Shiva and Parvati Somaskanda, 18th century, on a rectangular tiered base, the four-armed Vishnu seated with a pendant right leg in lalitasana on a broad waisted plinth, wearing a short dhoti, necklaces and armlets, his hair arranged in a tall matted chignon with a naga and crescent moon, Parvati seated to his side in mirror pose with her right leg slightly raised, wearing...

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

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 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 Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Vajrapani, 19th century, standing in alidasana, his right hand holding a vajra aloft and his left hand at his chest, wearing a tiger-skin dhoti tied around his waist and a snake and beaded garland, 7cm. high Provenance: Private Collection, UK...

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

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 South Indian bronze figure of Vishnu and Lakshmi, 18th century, on a square base, Vishnu shown seated with Lakshmi on his lap, wearing elaborate bracelets and armlets, the details finely rendered, with a deep chocolate brown patina and wear, 9.5cm. high Provenance: Private Collection UK...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A bronze statue of an elephant and rider, with Bengali inscription, India, 19th century, cast in three parts, the elephant with rounded legs, straight trunk and wearing a headdress, a panel to the back with shrine attachment extending in a crenelated arch and with Bengali inscription, with slot to base for the rider, possibly added later, 28.5cm. high Provenance: Private Collection, UK...

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

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 fine Mughal embroidery on mesh fabric, India, late 18th century, the panel of square form with central roundel, boteh to each corner, and wide border, embroidered in peach, green and blue silk outlined in gold thread with three vines which run diagonally in sets of four in opposing directions, the central roundel containing a lattice of peach silk flowers, small gold sequins and blue and red...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal printed cotton panel for a tent (Qanat), India, 18th century, of rectangular form, the cusped arch containing a plain cream ground, the spandrel with large red flower heads scrolling green vine and butterflies, a panel of repeating white flowers on a red ground above, and surrounding border of repeating small red flowers, in poor condition, 200 x 93.5cm. Another Qanat panel of the same...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal printed cotton panel for a tent (Qanat), India, 18th century, of rectangular form, the cusped arch containing a plain cream ground, the spandrel with large red flower heads scrolling green vine and butterflies, a panel of repeating white flowers on a red ground above, and surrounding border of repeating small red flowers, 224 x 95.5cm. The Qanat hanging was very important for open air...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,545 - US$3,818

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal gilt metal embroidered silk panel, India, 18th century, of rectangular form, the central panel with repeating design of large floriated medallions enclosing flowers in gilt metal thread on a purple silk ground, above and below panels of gold and silver embroidered flowers arranged in diagonal bands on a gold silk ground, to corners square panels with repeating design of bats in black silk...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Two Mughal gilt metal thread embroidered panels of purple silk, India, late 18th century, with a repeating design of a flower heads with stalk and bud, 76 x 29cm. and 74 x 29cm. (2...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An early Mughal gilt metal thread embroidered silk panel, India, late 17th century, of rectangular form, embroidered in silver thread with a repeating design of a leafy plant on green silk ground, 142 x 112.5cm...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An early Mughal gilt metal thread embroidered silk panel, India, late 17th century, of rectangular form, embroidered in silver thread with a repeating design of a leafy plant on green silk ground, the border with a design of flower heads containing in a lattice frame, 206 x 116cm...

Price: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$3,818 - US$6,363

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A fine Mughal unused panel on cream cotton ground with gold thread and red and silver beetle wings, India, 19th century, of long rectangular form, a square section to the end unfinished, the design with 23 bands running lengthwise each containing a repeating pattern of three circles and two leaves and with a border of thick gold textured thread, 275 x 46.8cm. Fabrics lavishly decorated with the...

Price: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$3,818 - US$6,363

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal embroidered prayer mat, India, 18th century, of rectangular form, the white cotton ground quilted and embroidered in red and green floss silks, the central ogival medallion containing a deign of interlacing flowers set in a field of single flower sprays, within a larger border of repeating single flowers, 125 x 88.2cm...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal embroidered Kashidakari cotton prayer mat, India, 18th century, of rectangular form, the cream cotton ground with three central floriated medallions densely embroidered with small flowers in pink, blue, cream, black and green, panels either side similarly decorated, with cotton fringe, light staining, 92 x 136cm...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mihrab Kalamkari panel, Iran, 19th century, of rectangular form, the printed decoration with a central cypress tree rising from a rocky mount and flanked by peacocks, with modern cotton backing for hanging, 198 x 105.5cm...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$636 - US$890

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 Mughal glass hilted dagger, India,18th century, the straight steel blade with gold damascene at the forte, the amber-coloured glass hilt plain, 29.3cm. long Sotheby's 8 October, 2008, Lot 196 (part lot...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal gem-set jade hilted dagger, India, late 18th century, the steel blade gently curved at the tip with central ridge, the pistol grip spinach green jade hilt carved with flowers and leaves set with rubies within a gold surround, with stand, dagger 37.5cm. high...

Price: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$5,090 - US$7,636

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A bronze hilt, Deccan, India, 17th century, the grip in the form of a makara head with a small bird extending from the mouth and attaching to the guard decorated with chevron design, 12.6cm. high For an almost identical example see Muhammed Khalil Ibrahim, Islamic Arms and Armour, (The One Thousand and One Collection), published UAE, 2018, no. 661, p. 784...

Price: £500 - £600
ca. US$636 - US$763

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A group of Mughal archers rings, India, 17th-19th century, of brass, steel and one of ivory, three with perforated lobed edge (8...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,545 - US$3,818

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Two South Indian swords Patallah, 18th century, the straight double edged blade widening toward the a rounded tip, the steel hilt formed of a finely engraved attenuated beaded langet extending over almost a third of the blade's length on each side, figure of eight shaped dish guard upturned on each side, engraved with foliage, traces of red pigment, patinated, 100.2cm. and 99.8cm. long (2...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,545 - US$3,818

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 bronze hilted tulwar, India, 19th century, the gently curved steel blade with thickened spine, the hilt plain, wood sheath with brown leather sheath and metal fittings, 85cm. long...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A watered-steel Tulwar with gold damascened hilt and makers mark, India, 19th century, the single-edged blade with square signature cartouche with maker's name in nasta'liq, the hilt of typical form decorated with gold-damascened floral vine, the wood scabbard of typical form, covered with red velvet and gilt thread braiding, with silver fitting to tip with silver repousse work, 91.5cm. long...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A silver hilted tulwar, India, 19th century, the slightly curved steel blade thickened at spine and with central groove, hatched design towards hilt, the hilt with floral silver inlay, the wood sheath with black leather cover, metal fittings, 89cm. long Provenance: Private Collection UK...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A damascened hilt jambiyya, Deccan, late 19th century, the curved steel blade with three ridges narrowing to a central ridge toward end, the hilt of waisted form, decorated to one sides, top edge and base on both sides with a design in relief of leaves containing a panel of with tigers and gazelles, the other side with design in relief of a tiger attacking a gazelle, the wood sheath with original...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A damascened hilt jambiyya, Deccan, late 19th century, the curved steel blade with three ridges narrowing to a central ridge toward end, the upper section with a damascened design of an elephant head to one side and rabbit to the other, the hilt of waisted form, decorated one side, top edge and base on both sides with a design in relief of leaves containing a panel of gold damascened flowers, the...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A damascened hilt jambiyya, Deccan, late 19th century, the curved steel blade with three ridges narrowing to a central ridge toward end, the hilt of waisted form, decorated one side, top edge and base on both sides with a design in relief of leaves containing a panel of gold damascened flowers, the other side with a damascened design in relief of scrolling leaves, the wood sheath with original...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A fine Koftgari silver and gold inlaid jambiyya, Deccan, India, late 18th-early 19th century, the curved watered steel blade with central ridge, the hilt of waisted form, inlaid in gold to the upper and lower section with flower heads and scrolling trendrils on a silver ground, gold plain and spotted bands between, the quillons in the form of a rams head, a triangular element to top, the wood...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Matchlock rifle, Sindh, North India, 19th century, of typical form, the butt inlaid with bone lozenges, the stock with silver fittings terminating in cusped palmettes at either end and rosette pins, the barrel with seven silver brackets with elegant lozenges on the top, ramrod and silver fitting around the base of the barrel, two further brackets beneath the stock, 153cm. long approx...

Price: £500 - £800
ca. US$636 - US$1,018

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An engraved gold sheet metal spear head, North Malaysia or Southern Thailand spear head, early 19th century, the steel blade straight with central raised ridge, the wood shaft with sheet metal covering worked with a dense design of lotus flowers in three registers, the grip of plain wood, 57cm. long...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal noble, Provincial Mughal school, second half 18th century, opaque pigments and gold on paper, the dark- skinned noble wears a yellow jama, he sits on a white terrace with his hands on his lap, with red and yellow borders, 18.5 x 12cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland formed between the 1970s-90s...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal prince at a Jharokha window, Provincial Mughal school, India second half 18th century, opaque pigments and gold on paper, wearing an elaborate turban, bejewelled, his head with a gold nimbus, holding a leaf, the curtain opened on a green background, within a large marble arch, laid down on card between gold floral borders, 19.8 x 13cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland formed...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Raja Udai Singh (Mota Raja) of Marwar, Rajasthan, North India, early 19th century, opaque and transparent pigments heightened with gold on paper, standing facing right, wearing a pink jama, a jewelled turban, he stands on on grassy ground, small birds fly in the sunset sky, with buff borders, the reverse with an inscription in devanagari script, 24.1 x 16.5cm. Provenance: Private Collection...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal prince, Provincial Mughal school, India, second half 18th century, opaque pigments and gold on paper, wearing a pink jama he sits against a large gold bolster cushion, a mango tree above him, fruits and plates laid down before him, with gold-speckled blue borders, 22.3 x 17.2cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland formed between the 1970s-90s...

Price: £700 - £1,000
ca. US$890 - US$1,272

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An equestrian portrait of a Mughal prince, North India, mid-18th century, opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, showing the prince with an elegant pink and green turban, a gold thread embroidered tunic with floral motifs held with an intricate sash, holding a riding crop in his right hand and the reins in his left, his horse with its main plaited and body painted, the flywhisk bearer to...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An album page: Ganesha enthroned, Provincial Mughal school, second half 18th century, opaque pigments and gold on paper, Ganesha sits under a marble pavilion on a terrace flanked by two female attendants, his vehicle the rat depicted in the foreground, laid down on card with bold gold and polychrome floral margins, painting 17.5 x 8.6cm., page 38.6 x 26cm. Provenance: Private Collection...

Price: £700 - £900
ca. US$890 - US$1,145

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An illustration to an epic: possibly the Panchatantra or Mahabharata, Mewar, North India, circa 1720, opaque pigments and gold on paper, the main scene showing bare-chested devotees with sacred texts, others in conversation, three panels to the right, each with two figures including two female serpent figures, a yellow cartouche of two lines of black Devanagari at top, with red borders, 25.5 x...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An Illustration to an epic: possibly the Panchatantra or Mahabharata, Mewar, North India, circa 1720, opaque pigments and gold on paper, a deity, possibly Krishna, rides Garuda in combat with two horsemen, other deities around, the lower right corner with a couple in discussion within a marble pavilion, a yellow cartouche of two lines of black devanagari at top, with red borders, 26 x 41.7cm...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An album page: A sleeping dervish, Mughal India, late 18th-early 19th century, opaque pigments and gold on paper, depicted seated against a tree, his implements around him, laid down on gold-speckled cream card, between blue and marbled paper borders, the reverse with old inventory numbers, painting 17.2 x 11cm.; page 38 x 25.7cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland formed between the...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal prince, Provincial Mughal school, India, early 19th century, black ink and transparent pigments and gold on paper, he sits wearing an elaborate turban and green cape, he holds a large jewel, laid down between gold and blue borders, the reverse with erased inventory number, 15.4 x 11cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland formed between the 1970s-90s...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$636 - US$890

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Two illustrated folios from a book of Kings (Shahnamah), Mughal India, late 17th-early 18th century, from Firdawsi's Shahnama, opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the first depicting the hero Rustam wearing his tiger helmet and coat slaying a fierce dragon, his horse Rakhsh attacking the dragon from behind, on a green ground; the other depicting two heroes in combat, one slaying the...

Price: £500 - £600
ca. US$636 - US$763

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A scene of men trying to tame an elephant, India, 18th century, opaque pigments on paper, a rampant elephant overturning a horse and its rider, mounted, 15.5 x 20.4cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland formed between the 1970s-90s...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A portrait of a Mughal Noble, North India, 18th century, opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, depicted facing right, wearing a pink turban with a pearl string, and a fur-lined coat embroidered with polychrome floral motifs, in a drop-shaped medallion within gold rules, the spandrels with gold floral scrolls on deep blue ground, the margins with simplified lattice, with black rules, the...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A yogini, Provincial Mughal school, India, late 18th century, black ink, transparent colours and gold on paper, she sits on a tiger skin her legs retained by a yogic band, a vina laid down behind her, a cloudy sky above, with silver-speckled pink borders, the reverse with inscription in pencil, 15.3 x 10.2cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland formed between the 1970s-90s...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$636 - US$890

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal noble and his elephant, India, 20th century, opaque pigments on paper, an haloed noble facing right mounts his richly caparisoned elephant, two attendants are paying their respects, with wide burgundy margins with gold floral scrolls, in yellow rules, 34.6 x 42cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland formed between the 1970s-90s...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$636 - US$890

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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 script arranged as eight panels, each of two lines, on gold and polychrome illuminated ground...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A shepherd and his ram, Qajar Iran, 19th century in the Safavid style, black ink, opaque pigments and gold on paper, facing left, amidst swaying ferns and bushes, the shepherd wearing a simple attire tied with a chequered yellow sash, kneeling to secure his ram's tethered to the ground, laid on card with gilt foliated scrolls, between borders with recurring gold foliage patterns with blue, gold...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An equestrian portrait of a Rajput ruler in armour, Rajasthan, North India, early 19th century, opaque pigments on paper, facing left, wearing a full length coat of mail, bazuband and helmet adorned with white swaying feather, bearing two tulwars, a shield and a quiver to his left side, holding a lance in his right hand and the reins of his caparisoned mount in the left, a steep green hill in the...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$636 - US$890

Date: 12 Jun 2019

The Prophet Khidr, Provincial Mughal India, late 18th-early 19th century, opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, facing left, on grassy and floral ground, with long white beard, holding a bowl and a string of prayer beads in his hands, a walking stick leaned against his torso, wearing a green turban and long kaftan over striped trousers, laid down on an album page between gold and...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

The worship of Sri Nathji, Raghogarh, Rajasthan, North India, circa 1800, opaque pigments on paper heightened with gold, with Sri Nathji enshrined in a small temple flanked by four devotees, a miniature hilly landscape with monkeys, birds, elephants, cows, and small temple and cowherders in the foreground, surrounded by red margins, 28 x 21cm.; painting 23.2 x 16cm. Provenance: Private Collection...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$636 - US$890

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An illustration to a Shivaite manuscript, Mewar, North India, circa 1700, probably an illustration from the Ramayana, opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, a royal figure receives an offering from a larger figure with priests in the lower left hand corner, two lines of Devanagari above on yellow ground, set in red margins, 25.2 x 41.2cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland formed...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An illustration from a series on musical modes (Ragamala) Malpura, North India, mid-18th century, opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, a young princess attended by two ladies sits within a pavilion painting her lover, before them he approaches on horseback accompanied by three attendants, a yellow panel with 6ll. of Devanagari above, between gold borders on wide red margins, painting...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

Lord Vishnu on Garuda appears to a devotee, Jaipur school, North India, 19th century, opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the deity carrying his attributes, depicted astride his vahana approaching a mountain top where a supplicant stands cross legged, in a simple yellow dhoti, a water lily pond in the foreground, in grey, blue, pink and green margins with yellow and red rules, 2ll. of...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

An illustration from the Panchatatantra, India, 19th century, opaque pigments on cloth, in two registers, mounted, painting 33.3 x 20cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland formed between the 1970s-90s...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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 25.5cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland formed between the 1970s-90s...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal bidri huqqa base, Lucknow, circa 1800, bell-shaped, the decoration with recurrent floral sprays between bands of dense floriated scrolls above and below, the flaring mouth with flowers, the base drilled, 17.5cm. high...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A Mughal gilt-decorated glass vase, India, 19th century, of baluster form, on a round slightly domed foot with conical body, the narrow neck with ring widening at rim, the clear glass painted to body, neck with bands of flowers beneath cusped arches, the interior well of the vase containing a spray of glass flowers, 25.5cm. high For a similarly constructed Mughal huqqa base with glass flowers to...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019

A bone-inlaid and painted hardwood Sitar, India, early 20th century, the gourd face painted with scenes of Krishna, Ganesh, cows and other scenes, the neck with scrolling vine and flowers, the neck and gourd inlaid with fine double-border of inlay, the underneath with further inlay to upper neck and join to gourd, 103cm. long...

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

Date: 12 Jun 2019