Three astronomical diagrams
2.500 € - 3.500 €
Description:Gujarat or Rajasthan, 18th c. and later
U.a. 81 x 56 cm
Astronomical charts were used to determine planetary constellations, after which appropriate times for important events were calculated. I: contains a dating Samvat 1884, which corresponds to the year 1827 AD in the Vikram calendar. II: contains an (ambiguous) dating Samvat 18(?)15, which corresponds to the year 17(?)58 AD in the Vikram calendar. III: contains a dating Samvat 1966, which corresponds to the year 1909 AD in the Vikram calendar.
From an important private collection in northern Germany, collected mainly in India from the early 1950s until the 1980s