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Historic Painting of Sikhs Defending Against Muslim Afghan Forces
Early painting of Baba Deep Singh Ji to be auctioned in the UK. A wide selection of Punjab and Sikh related artifacts are set to be auctioned on May 21st May by British Auction House Mullocks.
The highlight of the sale is an early watercolor of Baba Deep Singh Ji fighting Afghan forces, dating from the 1880s, it’s expected to fetch 400 – 600 GBP. According to the Auction house the painting came from the collection of General Roberts who served in India during the late 19th century.
Other Highlights includes a historic painting of Maharajah RanjitSingh with his Sikhs – early views of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, portraits of Maharajah Ranjit Singh and Duleep Singh, historical documents and books.
Mullocks Auctioneer Richard West-Wood Brookes said ” This is without a doubt one of the most important sales relating to the Punjab and the Sikh Empire in recent times”
The sale takes place in Ludlow Shropshire, United Kingdom on May 21st 2013.
This post originally appeared on The Chakra News.