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LOT 1017

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,500
EUR (€) 1,180 - 1,780
USD ($) 1,270 - 1,910

INDIAN PAINTING OF TIPU SULTAN
20TH CENTURY AD
31 3/4" (4.7 kg, 81 cm including frame).

A framed portrait on fabric depicting Tipu Sultan (20 November 1750 - 4 May 1799) in a fine robe, seated on a couch with string of pearls to the chest and sword on a baldric; signed Mahnder Singh, after the portrait of Tipu Sultan once owned by Richard Colley Wellsley, now in the British Library.

PROVENANCE:
Acquired on the London art market in the early 1990s.

CONDITION