A Ramayana scene Mewar
Lot 293
An illustration from a Panchatantra series: a ruler receiving winged angels playing musical instruments, ascetics and courtiers with maidens at worship on a hillside, maidens as serpents paying homage to a ruler in the foreground Mewar, circa 1720
Sold for £1,320 (US$ 2,218) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An illustration from a Panchatantra series: a ruler receiving winged angels playing musical instruments, ascetics and courtiers with maidens at worship on a hillside, maidens as serpents paying homage to a ruler in the foreground
Mewar, circa 1720
gouache on paper, yellow panel at top with two lines of nagari text, red border, framed
240 x 400 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Property of a Nobleman.
    Formerly with the Doris Wiener Gallery, New York.

    Panchatantra stories were allegorical fables similar to those of Aesop.
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