An album of forty-two watercolours depicting figures in costume Kutch, circa 1850
Lot 371
An album of forty-two watercolours depicting various figures from the city of Bhuj in Gujarat Kutch, circa 1850
Sold for £22,800 (US$ 38,322) inc. premium
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An album of forty-two watercolours depicting various figures from the city of Bhuj in Gujarat
Kutch, circa 1850
pencil and watercolour on paper laid down on card and tipped into the album, forty-two depictions of rulers, magistrates and other officers, tradesmen and mendicants, identifying inscriptions in English in black ink, one dated 1851, bookplate of C. Robert Bignold, bound in red morocco
watercolours 220 x 180 mm. and smaller; album 315 x 250 mm.

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  • Provenance:
    C. Robert Bignold.
    Christie's, London, Visions of India, 5th October 1999, lot 152.
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