Lot 505India Sikh large scale engraving of the Maharajah...

Auction Date: 18/10/2016 at 10:30 am

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India Sikh large scale engraving of the Maharajah Ranjit Singh in Court 1858 a superb engraving of the lion of Punjab Maharajah Ranjit Singh in Court, within a 19th century French periodical ‘L’Illustration, Journal Universel’ dated 15 Mai1858 and titled ‘La Cour de Runjeet-Sing a Lahore’, measuring 53x73cm. A truly magnificent scene of Sikhs, Sikh nobles, Akali Nihungs, Ranjit Singh, court officials, the document is in good condition Note: This engraving is based on the famous painting of the Lahore court by Hungarian artist August Schoefft now in the Lahore Museum in Pakistan. This is one of the most detailed scenes that portrays the magnificent Sikh empire at its height.

Guide Price: £320.00 - £350.00

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