Company School, Punjab or Northern India, circa 1845 Four portrait miniatures of Sikh and Punjabi figures; a Lady, wearing canary dress with plum sari, strings of pearls about her right wrist and neck and pendant earring;
Lot 96Y
Company School, Punjab or Northern India, circa 1845 Four portrait miniatures of Sikh and Punjabi figures; a Lady, wearing canary dress with plum sari, strands of pearls about her right wrist and neck, pendant earring;
Sold for £187 (US$ 312) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Company School, Punjab or Northern India, circa 1845
Four portrait miniatures of Sikh and Punjabi figures; a Lady, wearing canary dress with plum sari, strands of pearls about her right wrist and neck, pendant earring;
together with a Gentleman, profile to the left, wearing canary sherwani, dark blue mantle edged with gold and plum, hooped pendant earring, his hair covered by a yellow pagri adorned with strands of pearls; a Gentleman, possibly Raja Sher Singh (1807-1843), in profile to the left, wearing royal blue sherwani, plum mantle edged with green and yellow, hooped pearl pendant earring, white pagri edged with gold; and finally, a Gentleman, wearing purple sherwani, royal blue mantle edged with yellow, red, yellow and green pagri.
Rectangular ebonised wood frame.
Oval, the title miniature: 44mm (1 3/4in) high (4)
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