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Lot 11

Mughal Composite Camel Drawing

Estimate: $600 - $1,200

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Mughal drawing in pencil, watercolor, and ink, with gold foil accents throughout depicting a composite camel comprised of figures and creatures interwoven. A demonic fanged figure leads the camel while a winged angelic figure, Peri, sits atop it playing a string instrument. Likely 19th century.
Keywords: India, Islamic, Deccan.

Sight; height: 13 in x width: 9 in. Framed; height: 17 1/2 in x width: 13 1/2 in.


The drawing is in good condition with no major tears, creases, or visible losses. The paper is toned. There is a horizontal impression to the lower part of the painting, most likely from the verso. No visible sign of restoration under UV light. It is framed under plexiglass. Not inspected out of frame. Light wear to the frame. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

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