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Portrait of Dhaulya ruler Shri Jat Sardar. Nagaur, circa 1760-70. Opaque watercolour with gold on wasli. 21.8 x 14.1cm

The inscription above the painting reads : shri || jat sardar || nagauri kalam dholya bans ka (Jat leader, Nagauri kalam of Dholya clan ). On the reverse, the text mentions Nagauri kalam again. 

The Dhaulya (also Dholia/Dholiya) gotra (clan) of Jats were situated in Rajasthan and Gujarat.

With thanks to the kindness of Tarun Pant for his translation of the inscriptions

Inventory LC 000153

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Above: gilt detail reflecting light

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