An extensive manuscript in scroll form relating to the acts of the Hindu deities North India, second half of the 19th Century
Lot 203
An extensive manuscript of the Ramayana in scroll form North India, circa 1860
Sold for £8,125 (US$ 13,656) inc. premium
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An extensive manuscript in scroll form relating to the acts of the Hindu deities North India, second half of the 19th Century An extensive manuscript in scroll form relating to the acts of the Hindu deities North India, second half of the 19th Century
Lot Details
An extensive manuscript of the Ramayana in scroll form
North India, circa 1860
Sanskrit manuscript on paper in scroll form, one illuminated headpiece in colours and gold, below this a single letter in nagari script, followed by 16 illustrations within cartouches, depicting the avatars of Vishnu and other subjects, text in small black nagari script within cartouches against a gold ground with floral motifs, other small circular scenes depicting deities within text areas, 6 further illustrations throughout the manuscript depicting episodes from the Ramayana, occasional fraying and short tears to edges otherwise in very good condition
approx. 12 m. 90 cm. x 96 mm.
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