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Malkausa Raga

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Inscription

Obverse: in Devanagari: AKC "On a beautiful gem-set lion throne, lord and lady in a fair palace; Four lovely sakhis plying the fan: know this is Malkos Raga."

Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1917 by Denman Waldo Ross. Purchased in 1917 from Ananda Coomaraswamy. Purchased in India prior to 1916.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Rajasthani, 1800 or later

Object Place

possibly Jaipur, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 18.1 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2914

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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