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Nata Ragaputra

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Inscription

Obverse: In top border, in Devanagari: "Nata, son of Megha; to be sung in the third quarter of the day". Another inscription at top, in sloppier hand, to be read. In corner, the number 14.

Provenance

By 1965, private dealer/collector, Calcutta; 1965, purchased by John Goelet, Ambainville (Oise) France; 1966, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 9, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Indian, Rajasthani, About 1760

Object Place

Bundi or Kota, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 34.4 x 24.1cm (13 9/16 x 9 1/2in.) Framed: 20 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. (52.7 x 42.5 cm)

Accession Number

66.164

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper

Collections

Asia

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