Oct 15, 2020 - Sale 2547

Sale 2547 - Lot 27

Price Realized: $ 625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200


SANCHI / VISIT INDIA. Circa 1950s.

39 3/4x25 inches, 101x63 1/2 cm. M.S. Associated Printers, Madras.
Condition A-: minor loss at left edge; small tears and creases in margins; pencil writing in lower left corner. Paper.

The Great Stupa of Sanchi, built in the 3rd century by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka, is one of the oldest Buddhist monuments in the country. The dome of brick is shown in a mosaic of vibrant purple, orange, yellow, green and blue colors of the sunset.