Sikh Art Watch – 24 Apr 2018 – Sikh Art Auction at Bonhams – Items updated with sales information

A PAIR OF GOLD PENDENT EARRINGS FROM THE COLLECTION OF MAHARANI JINDAN KAUR (1817-63), WIFE OF MAHARAJAH RANJIT SINGH, THE LION OF THE PUNJAB (1780–1839)
Punjab, probably Lahore, first half of the 19th Century – Auction at Bonhams

Sikh Art Watch – 24 Apr 2018 – Sikh Art Auction at Bonhams

Auction Date: 24 Apr 2018, 11:00 BST – Bonhams
ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART INCLUDING MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART

Lot# 300
Estimate: £ 20,000 – 30,000
Sold for £ 175,000

CATALOGUE NOTE: A pair of gold pendent earrings from the collection of Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63), wife of Maharajah Ranjit Singh, the Lion of the Punjab (1780–1839)
Punjab, probably Lahore, first half of the 19th Century.
Each crescentic and on gold loops, finely decorated with granulation, the terminals with floral motif, the lower edge with a band of suspension loops, each with a seed pearl and small gold leaf pendant, verso undecorated; in a fitted box covered in an Indian cotton with inscription stating: ‘From the Collection of the Court of Lahore formed by H.H the Maharajah Runjeet Singh & lastly worn by Her Highness the late Maharanee Jeudan Kower’
6.5 cm. high; the case 8 x 14.5 cm., 46. g. (total weight)(3)
FOOTNOTES
Provenance
Collection of Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63), wife of Maharajah Ranjit Singh (1780-1839).
Sold by Frazer and Hawes from Garrards of Regent Street, London.
Formerly in a European private collection (early 1930s-present).

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A GROUP OF SIX PORTRAITS OF SIKH AND OTHER RULERS
Punjab, probably Lahore, circa 1840-50 – Auction at Bonhams

Sikh Art Watch – 24 Apr 2018 – Sikh Art Auction at Bonhams

Auction Date: 24 Apr 2018, 11:00 BST – Bonhams
ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART INCLUDING MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART
Lot#350
Sold for £ 2,250

CATALOGUE NOTE — A group of six portraits of Sikh and other rulers
Punjab, probably Lahore, circa 1840-50

gouache and gold on paper, each depicted in an interior underneath an arch, one at a balcony, four with mottled pink borders, one with orange-red border, one with mottled yellow border, identifying labels underneath
114 x 144 mm. (max.)(6)
FOOTNOTES
The subjects depicted are Maharajah Sher Singh, Raja Dhian Singh, Maharajah Khuak [Kharak?]

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DE RUDDER AFTER A. SOLTYKOFF, MAHARAJAH SHER SINGH (1807-43) RIDING AN ELEPHANT WITH AN EXTENSIVE RETINUE ACCOMPANYING HIM ON HORSEBACK, ELEPHANTS AND ON FOOT – Auction at Bonhams

Sikh Art Watch – 24 Apr 2018 – Sikh Art Auction at Bonhams

Auction Date: 24 Apr 2018, 11:00 BST – Bonhams
Lot#352
Sold for £ 2,750

CATALOGUE NOTE — De Rudder after A. Soltykoff, Maharajah Sher Singh (1807-43) riding an elephant with an extensive retinue accompanying him on horseback, elephants and on foot.
lithograph on paper, entitled in lower margin Chir Singh Maharaja des Siks Roi de Panjab avec sa suite/Lahore Avril 1842
485 x 690 mm. (to platemark); sheet 565 x 775 mm.

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