Lot 17 (Islamic & Indian Art, 22nd April 2020)
A TIGER HUNTING SCENE
PROPERTY OF THE LATE BRUNO CARUSO (1927 - 2018) COLLECTION
North Western India, second half 19th century
Opaque pigments, gold and silver on paper, the vertical composition depicting two Rajput hunters attacking a tiger near a pond, the one on top of the boulder waiting for the tiger to get closer to hit her with his long tulwar sword, the latter ready to fire his long, Western-inspired rifle, the scene set within yellow rules and silver, blue and red borders, 21cm x 15cm.
Sold for £106