Raja Sansar Chand of Kangra Smoking a Huqqa

Indian, Pahari
about 1810
Workshop of Purkhu

Object Place: Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India


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.)

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Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors


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


By 1916, purchased in India by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947); 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection