TWO DOUBLE-SIDED FOLIOS FROM A KALPA SUTRA MANUSCRIPT GUJARAT, MID-15TH CENTURY

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Lot 651
TWO DOUBLE-SIDED FOLIOS FROM A KALPA SUTRA MANUSCRIPT
GUJARAT, MID-15TH CENTURY

Sold for US$ 4,075 inc. premium
TWO DOUBLE-SIDED FOLIOS FROM A KALPA SUTRA MANUSCRIPT
GUJARAT, MID-15TH CENTURY
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; each folio with an illustrated panel on both sides in gold, blue, turquoise, red, pink, and white; with Prakrit text in Jain Nagari script.
4 3/8 x 10 1/4 in. (11.2 x 26.1 cm), each folio

Footnotes

  • Four leaves, possibly from the same manuscript, were sold at Bonhams, New York, 18 March 2013, lot 66. Another with a similar arrangement of a celestial assembly hall was sold at Bonhams, London, 10 April 2008, lot 75. Also see Pal, The Classical Tradition in Rajput Painting, New York, 1978, p.48, no.1.

    Provenance
    Collection of Milo Cleveland Beach
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TWO DOUBLE-SIDED FOLIOS FROM A KALPA SUTRA MANUSCRIPT GUJARAT, MID-15TH CENTURY
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