Sikh Art Watch – Update – Items Recently Auctioned at Bonhams – Oct 09

Portrait of H.H. The Raja of Faridkot

min_FARIDKOT

Auction Date: Oct. 8 2009
Lot# 290
Estimate:£150-300
Measurements: 245 x 195mm
Sold!:Sold for £192

Portrait of H.H. The Raja of Faridkot, platinum print, mounted, photographer's printed caption and decorative border, image 245 x 195mm., c.1900


Sketch of Guru Angad seated while reading a prayer book

min_Guru_Angad

Auction Date: Oct. 8 2009
Lot# 332
Estimate: £1,200 – 1,500
Measurements:250 x 170mm
Sold:Sold for £1,440

Sketch of Guru Angad seated while reading a prayer book, pencil and ink on paper, coloured in outline, devanagari header in ink, laid on modern paper, pencilled captions on verso [c.1870]


Sketch of Guru Gobind Singh on horseback firing arrows from his bow

Min_Guru_Gobind_Singh

Auction Date: Oct. 8 2009
Lot# 333
Estimate:£900 – 1,200
Measurements:205 x 225mm
Sold:Sold for £1,080

Sketch of Guru Gobind Singh on horseback firing arrows from his bow, pencil and ink on paper, laid down on modern paper, pencilled captions on verso, unframed [c.1870]


Sketch of Guru Arjan Dev seated on a balcony reading

Sketch of Guru Arjan Dev seated on a balcony reading

Auction Date: Oct. 8 2009
Lot# 334
Estimate: £1,200 – 1,500
Measurements:250 x 170mm
Sold:Sold for £1,440

Sketch of Guru Arjan Dev seated on a balcony reading, pencil and ink on paper, coloured in outline, laid on modern paper, pencilled captions on verso [c.1870]


Sikh Wars – The Battle of Goojerat

Sikh Wars - The Battle of Goojerat

Auction Date: Oct. 8 2009
Lot# 336
Estimate: £600 – 800
Measurements:410 x 610mm
Sold:Sold for £720
Martens (Henry) The Battle of Goojerat, on the 21st February 1849, hand-coloured aquatint by J. Harris after Marten, image ., R. Ackermann, 1850


A Sikh illustrated religious manuscript with four paintings of the Sikh Gurus Lahore or Amritsar

A Sikh illustrated religious manuscript

Auction Date: Oct. 8 2009
Lot# 301
Estimate: £3,000 – 5,000
Measurements:137 x 183 mm
Sold:Sold for £3,360

A Sikh illustrated religious manuscript with four paintings of the Sikh Gurus
Lahore or Amritsar, mid-19th Century
gurmukhi manuscript on paper, 556 leaves, seven lines to the page written in black ink, ruled margins in orange, black and red, four miniatures in the Kashmir style, oblong format, staining and creasing, green cloth binding, worn
Sold for £3,360


An Emerald and Seed-Pearl Necklace- Worn by Maharani Jindan Kaur

Emerald and Seed-Pearl Necklace- Worn by Maharani Jindan Kaur

Auction Date: Oct. 8 2009
Lot# 366
Estimate: £25,000 – £35,000
Measurements :The necklace 38 cm. diam.; Emeralds total weight approx. 50 ct Sold:Sold for £55,200

An important emerald and seed-pearl Necklace from the Lahore Treasury, worn by Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63), wife of Ranjit Singh, the Lion of the Punjab (1780–1839)
Sold for £55,200

 

 

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  1. aman says:

    cool drawings