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Scene from the Ramayana: monkey god Hanuman wielding gada (mace) and dhal (shield) carries Rama and Lakshmana on his shoulders. Jaipur, circa 1840-60. Opaque watercolour with gold on wasli. 32.6 x 23cm
Provenance: Hugh D Fischer & Co., London, prior to 1917
To the reverse the label for Hugh D Fischer & Co. of London E.C. In 1917 the East Central district of London was subdivided into EC1, EC2, etc.
Above: gilt detail reflecting light
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