TWO POLYCHROME MINIATURE PAINTINGS
900 € - 1.500 €
Description:India, probably Rajasthan, 18th/ 19th c.
21 x 13/19 x 27,8 cm
Polychrome gouaches. One miniature depicting Krishna as the divine shepherd of his herd of cows, shown at the edge of a body of water with blossoming lotus flowers - The other miniature depicting a Mughal-period couple of lovers embracing on a terrace at night.
From an important private collection in northern Germany, collected mainly in India from the early 1950s to the 1980s - Minor wear, traces of age