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Raja Sansar Chand of Kangra Smoking a Huqqa

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Inscription

Obverse: on top, in Devnagari, Shri Raja Sansar Chand. Reverse: seal of Lahore Museum, inscription in Persian, Raja sansar Chand of Kotah? in English.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1810

Object Place

Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.7 x 16 cm (8 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.) Image: 21.7 x 16 cm (8 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2702

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors