Durbar of Eighteen Princes

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1680
  • Geography

    Probably Hyderabad, Telangana state, Deccan plateau, India
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 27 x 51 cm (10 5/8 x 20 1/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • School/Tradition

    Deccani school
  • Provenance

    Circa 1930
    Léonce Rosenberg, Paris, circa 1930 [1]
    Private collection, Paris [2]
    To 1997
    Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd., New York City, to 1997
    From 1997
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Terence McInerney Fine Arts Ltd. in 1997
    [1] According to Curatorial Note 3, Vidya Dehejia, November 17, 1997, in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Beyond the Legacy--Anniversary Acquisitions of the Freer Gallery of Art (October 11, 1998 to April 11, 1999)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Léonce Rosenberg (1879-1947)
    Terence McInerney Fine Arts, Ltd.
  • Origin

    Probably Hyderabad, Telangana state, Deccan plateau, India
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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