Arts Of India at Roseberys, London

08 Jun 2021

Roseberys, London presents the Arts Of India auction. The sale includes a wide array of classical Indian art, including sculpture and paintings, featuring alongside fine textiles, gold and silver works of art, jewellery, Indian miniatures and modern and contemporary Indian Art.

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Auction date: 15 June | 1pm
Viewing: 11, 13, 14 June: 9.30am – 5.30pm | 15 June: 9.30am – 12 noon
Location: London, The UK


SELECTED LOTS



Left: A gem-set gold forehead pendant (chand-tikka), Punjab, Lahore, first half 19th century; Right: A diamond- and ruby-set gold sarpech formerly the property of the Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh, Punjab

A gem-set gold forehead pendant (chand-tikka), Punjab, Lahore, first half 19th century
By repute from the collection of Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63) ), wife of Maharajah Ranjit Singh (1780-1839), Punjab, circa 1820, 10.3 cm. max.; 23 grams. See Price Estimate...

A diamond- and ruby-set gold sarpech formerly the property of the Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh, Punjab
Circa 1910, set with 133 diamonds, 15 Burmese rubies and a large natural pearl, in three parts. See Price Estimate...


Left: A scroll depicting Markandeya and Bhavana Rishi Purana performed before the Padma Sale; Right: The Heroine Annoyed with her Faithless Lover, a folio from a Rakisapriya Series, Kangra, circa 1830-50

A scroll depicting Markandeya and Bhavana Rishi Purana performed before the Padma Sale
Padmasali caste, Eastern India, Andhra Pradesh,Telangana, late 19th-early 20th century, approx. 600 cm long. See Price Estimate...

The Heroine Annoyed with her Faithless Lover, a folio from a Rakisapriya Series, Kangra, circa 1830-50
After a painting from the Kangra Rakisapriya series of 1820-30, opaque pigments heightened with gold, painting 21.9 x 15.1cm.; folio 24.6 x 17.3cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: A Phulkari wedding shawl, Punjab, India, circa 1900; Right: A Phulkari wedding shawl, Punjab, India, circa 1900

A Phulkari wedding shawl, Punjab, India, circa 1900
Cotton and floss silk, either end with a chevron design in red and yellow, the central area embroidered with stylised animals, figures and birds and jewellery representing the bride's dowry, 134cm by 231cm. See Price Estimate...

A Phulkari wedding shawl, Punjab, India, circa 1900
Cotton and floss silk, either end and borders with a dense of small flowers in orange and yellow, the central area embroidered with stylised animals, figures and birds and jewellery, 128cm by 236cm. See Price Estimate...

Left: Portrait by Phalemi of Maharana Swarup Singh flanked by Madho Singh and Govalda, 1850; Right: Jamini Roy (1887-1972), Untitled, Woman in Grey

Portrait by Phalemi of Maharana Swarup Singh flanked by Madho Singh and Govalda, 1850
Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, with identifying inscription in Devanagari to top border, 48.2 x 33cm. See Price Estimate...

Jamini Roy (1887-1972), Untitled, Woman in Grey
Tempera on paper laid on board, signed in Bengali lower right, glazed and framed, 45cm x 35cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: Premalya Singh (1929-2017), Geet Govinda II, 1989; Right: A Mughal ivory-inlaid wooden chest, Northwest India, 17th century

Premalya Singh (1929-2017), Geet Govinda II, 1989
Bronze sculpture, 53.3cm. high. See Price Estimate...

A Mughal ivory-inlaid wooden chest, Northwest India, 17th century
Of rectangular form with fall front revealing six drawers with applied openwork polychrome lattice panels surrounded by borders of inlaid ivory rosettes, 24.5cm. deep x 34cm. diam. x 22.5cm. high. See Price Estimate...


Left: Maharaja Jawan Singh and Sardar Singh hunting wild boar with attendants; Right: Maharaja Ram Singh in procession entering a fort, India, Kotah, circa 1850

Maharaja Jawan Singh and Sardar Singh hunting wild boar with attendants
Mewar, Rajasthan, North India, early 19th century, opaque pigments on paper heightened with gilt, the hunting party depicted on the rooftop of a hunting fort. 33.4 x 48.5cm. See Price Estimate...

Maharaja Ram Singh in procession entering a fort, India, Kotah, circa 1850
Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper laid down on cloth, painting 51 x 74.5cm. See Price Estimate...


Left: A very rare white HuN Swat valley gold ring with inscription "Sri Khalq", Pakistan, 9th-10th century; Right: A very rare early gold ring inscribed "Sri Somanath" (Lord Shiva), South India, 10th-11th century

A very rare white HuN Swat valley gold ring with inscription "Sri Khalq", Pakistan, 9th-10th century
Cast, with flat bezel and well-defined central rib to band, the bezel engraved and filled with black substance allowing the incised inscription to stand out against the gold, 2.6cm. diam., 17 grams. See Price Estimate...

A very rare early gold ring inscribed "Sri Somanath" (Lord Shiva), South India, 10th-11th century
With raised triangular elements to shoulders, the flat oval bezel inscribed and filled with black substance to enhance the inscription, the band plain, 2.3cm. diam., weight 10.2 grams. See Price Estimate...


Left: A Gupta gold hair ornament of Kirtimukha, India, 5th-8th century; Right: A gem-set jade archer's ring

A Gupta gold hair ornament of Kirtimukha, India, 5th-8th century
In the form of a male mask with deep set eyes and exaggerated brows wearing a pointed crown heavily cast and carved in deep relief, weight 9.4 grams. See Price Estimate...

A gem-set jade archer's ring
By repute from the collection of Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63), wife of Maharajah Ranjit Singh (1780-1839) Punjab, circa 1820, 4.2cm. long. 25 grams. See Price Estimate...


Left: An exceptional ruby-set gold peacock pendant, South India, 18th century; Right: A ruby-set gold ring, South India

An exceptional ruby-set gold peacock pendant, South India, 18th century
Of drop form, with two suspension loops, the bird with a diamond to its back and on an openwork ground, the whole within a frame of small rubies, 4.9cm high, weight 10.2 grams. See Price Estimate...

A ruby-set gold ring, South India
In a modern gold setting, the polished pebble stone of almost rectangular form, the setting with central raised ridge, plain gold band, 2.8cm. high, weight 7 grams. See Price Estimate...


Left: A fine Mughal diamond and natural pearl-set gold necklace, Jaipur,19th century; Right: A pair of ruby, emerald and diamond set gold earrings

A fine Mughal diamond and natural pearl-set gold necklace, Jaipur,19th century
Composed of a series of eleven flower-shaped gold elements each set with diamonds and with pearls suspensions, on a string of natural pearls, 24.5 cm. wide, weight 80 grams. See Price Estimate...

A pair of ruby, emerald and diamond set gold earrings
By repute formerly in the collection of Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63), wife of Maharajah Ranjit Singh (1780-1839, Punjab, North India, first half 19th century, each 5cm. See Price Estimate...

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