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Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Takri "likhtat gurgaghas cetehara cakur, sisri nea sakut cande die sarkar (servant of the sarkar-the exhaulted-sakut cande)" . Reverse: at center, a crude drawing of a person in a skirt fighting with two swords, next to it an even less mature sketch of the same.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1810 (early 19th century)

Object Place

tiny principality of Sakut????, India

Dimensions

Overall: 22.3 x 19.1 cm (8 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.) Image: 17 x 13 cm (6 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2802

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper

Collections

Asia

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