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April 23, 2013 02:00 PMCalender

Miniature Painting

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2647BLocation: BostonDate / Time: April 23, 2013 2:00PM


Miniature Painting, Mughal India, 19th century, ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, depicting Shah Jahan (1592-1666) on horseback, a halo encircling his turbaned head, hunting a tiger with his bow and arrow, with a short inscription written in black ink on the upper right, framed, 11 1/8 x 14 1/8 in.

Note: An inscription on the back reads: "Shahjahan on Horseback; 19th Century. From G. Lall ... Feby. 1926."
Estimate $400-600

small areas of damage at upper right and on the tiger's body; unexamined out of frame - mounted on a newer board

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Shah Jahan