Asian Art

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LOT 281

Lot 281

A Kalighat Painting of Gaja Lakshmi, Calcutta, India, 19th Century

A Kalighat Painting of Gaja Lakshmi, Calcutta, India, 19th Century
Lot 281 Details
A Kalighat Painting of Gaja Lakshmi, Calcutta, India, 19th Century

The mother goddess flanked by two elephants pouring water over her; watercolour and silver on paper
18.1 x 11.7 in — 46 x 29.8 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $1,320
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A Kalighat Painting of Gaja Lakshmi, Calcutta, India, 19th Century
  • A Kalighat Painting of Gaja Lakshmi, Calcutta, India, 19th Century
Provenance:

Purchased from Waddington's in the 1990s.
Ex. Collection of a dealer active circa 1965-1995, by repute.

Note:

Old Waddington's sticker

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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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