Sikh Art, Recently Sold at Christie’s between Oct. 6th and 9th 2009

The Golden Temple

The Golden Temple

Valued at: $12,688 – $19,032
Seller: Christies
Date: Oct. 6th 2009

Description: Signed Gyula Tornai (1861-1928), Hungry, Late 19th/Early 20th Century Oil on canvas, depicting the Golden Temple of Amritsar reflected in what is known as the ‘pool of nectar’, behind numerous buildings, signed in the lower right hand corner, framed
27¾ x 20 1/8in. (70.5 x 51cm.)

Sale Update: £9,375 $14,972


A Sikh Battle Scene

A Sikh Battle Scene

Valued at: $6,396 – $9,594
Seller: Christies
Date: Oct. 9th 2009

Description: Punjab, Early 19th Century. Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, depicting a battlescene, against a hilly landscape, with inscription below reading bi qalem Basharat ‘Allah Masur, mounted, glazed and framed – miniature 11 x 14in (28 x 35.5cm)

Sale Update: £39,650
($63,638)


Sikh Artist

Sikh Artist

Valued at: $4,797 – $7,995
Seller: Christies
Date: Oct. 7th 2009

Description: circa 1867 – Men washing Kashmir shawls in the river. Pencil, pen and black ink and watercolour, heightened with bodycolour and touches of gold, within a pen and blue ink border 12 x 18¼ in. (30.4 x 46.3 cm.)

Sale Update: £9,375
($14,972)


An Amristar Carpet

An Amristar Carpet

Valued at: $15,990 – $23,985
Seller: Christies
Date: Oct. 8th 2009

Description: Localised areas of wear with some repiling and very slight tinting, a few small repairs, scattered light stains at one end. 17ft.4in. x 14ft.9in. (527cm. x 449cm.)

Sale Update:£11,250
($17,843)

 

 

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