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 29 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Painting; Gouache, A cook and his wife, Tanjore, ca. 1790

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 29 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Painting; gouache on mica, A cook with a kettle, Trichinopoly, ca.1875

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 29 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Painting of a Kabab Maker

Source:
The Eleven Illustrations - The Illustrated Book About Makers Of Glassware, etc., And A Description of Their Tools
By Ghulam Yahya
Edited, Translated and Introduced by Mehr Afshan Farooqi
Published in Bareilly District (United Provinces) - 1820
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 29 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Painting; gouache and watercolour, Pot maker, Tanjore, ca. 1840 - ca. 1850

This painting provides a detailed depiction of
a potter’s workshop in Thanjavur. On the left a man is making domestic cooking stoves. In the centre two figures are increasing the size of the clay pots by beating the... Read More
 29 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Indian Cookery Book: A practical handbook to the kitchen in India
By A Thirty-five year's Resident
Published by Thacker, Spink & Co., Bombay - 1880


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 29 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Painting; watercolour, a woman food-vendor serving two travellers, Patna, ca. 1826

Marks and inscriptions:
'Butiarnee. Traveller's cook.'
John Hall 1819 and C. Wilmot 1821

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 29 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Eleven Illustrations - The Illustrated Book About Makers Of Glassware, etc., And A Description of Their Tools
By Ghulam Yahya
Edited, Translated and Introduced by Mehr Afshan Farooqi
Published in Bareilly District (United Provinces) - 1820
In Persian

This Indo-Persi... Read More
 26 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Painting; gouache and watercolour, of three couples; toddy-tapper, buttermilk seller, basket-makers. Tanjore, ca. 1830

1. Toddy-tappers; the man carrying a jar and ladder, the woman a pot.
2. A buttermilk-seller and his wife; the woman carrying a pot and measure.
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 26 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Watercolour, a toddy-tapper at work, Patna, ca. 1805

The term ‘Company painting’ is given to pictures made by Indian artists for the British in India, particularly employees of the East India Company, the trading firm that by the 18th century had acquired a territorial empire in India. Mos... Read More
 26 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Watercolour A toddy-tapper, Trichinopoly, ca. 1870

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 26 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Print in glass-fronted black frame of ten separate implements used in collecting Toddy. Sticker on glass front: 'Implements used in collecting "Toddy."'
In bottom right-hand corner of print: 'Reeve, Benham & Reeve, imp".

19th century
India

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 26 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Opaque watercolour painting on European paper of a toddy tapper and his wife. The man wears a turban and short lower garment, and holds with his left hand a Palmyra palm stem from which hang two clay pots, filled with palm juice, on his right shoulder. In his right hand he carries a knife. From h... Read More
 26 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Gouache painting on mica of wine waiter. The man is shown squatting on the floor whilst holding the two bottles in a basket which is filled with something, possibly water. He wears a long white tunic and a white hat with yellow shoes with up-turned toes. On the floor to his right is a small baske... Read More
 26 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Wine in Ancient India
By Dhirendra Krishna Bose
Published by K.M.Connor & Co., Calcutta - 1922


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Inscribed slab.Slab engraved with an inscription in Sanskrit record... Read More
 22 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Malabar and its folk
By T. K. Gopal Panikkar
With an introduction by the Rev. F. W. Kellet.
Published by G.A. Natesan & Co., Madras - 1900


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 22 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Page from an album of sketches of costumes of South India (opaque watercolour with letterpress). Company School, on European paper watermarked Moreley & Saunders 1842 depicting Rayesr or ROWS. The man wears an elaborately draped dhoti, with a fan of pleats at the front. A shawl covers his chest o... Read More
 22 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Page from an album of sketches of costumes of South India (opaque watercolour with letterpress). Company School, on European paper watermarked Moreley & Saunders 1842 depicting NASSAURENES (SYRIAN CHRISTIANS). Man and wife are dressed in plain white clothes, offset by a thin red line at the edge.... Read More
 22 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Page from an album of sketches of costumes of South India (opaque watercolour with letterpress). Company School, on European paper watermarked Moreley & Saunders 1842 depicting JONAGUERS (JONAGAN). The bearded man wears a lungi tied at the waist by a sash. He is bare-chested and on his shaved hea... Read More
 22 Dec 2013 Rare Paintings
Page from an album of sketches of costumes of South India (opaque watercolour with letterpress). Company School, on European paper watermarked Moreley & Saunders 1842 depicting BRAHMINS. The man, with his hair gathered in kudumi at the back of his head, wears a dhoti and an angavastra. Across his... Read More
 22 Dec 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
An Account of the Religion, Manners, and Learning of the People of Malabar
By Thomas J. Phillips
Translated from the High-Dutch
Published by W. Mears, London - 1717


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