ORIENTAL ART TIMED AUCTION APRIL 2021
Timed auction. Auction closed. Number of lots: 276.

Lot 18 - A PICCHVAI DEPICTING THE RASALILA, NORTH INDIA NATHDWARA,19TH CENTURY

Lot nr: 18
Reference: 100-7542 (€ 2.000 - € 3.000)

152 by 95 cm.

CATALOGUE NOTE
The term picchvai or ‘background painting’ refers to how these paintings were traditionally worshipped—picchvai such as these would have been hung in a temple and placed behind a rupa or sculpture of the deity. Often picchvai retain traces of traditional ablution substances, such as milk or saffron water, used to lustrate the deity.



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Reference: 100-7542
Lot nr: 18
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