10-12-2013 10-12-2013
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October 12, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Miniature Painting Depicting a Princess and Her Maid

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2678B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 12, 2013 11:00AM


Miniature Painting Depicting a Princess and Her Maid, Mughal India, 17th/18th century or later, dated AH 1022/1613 AD, signed "Manohar-Dakani," opaque watercolor on paper, depicting a seated Hindu princess and a standing female attendant in an enclosed garden with a marble pavilion, the cornice with the date 1023 H. and a Persian inscription, the foreground decorated with Indo-Islamic architecture and bridge, all within an orange band and an outer blue border with gilt decorations, 8 7/8 x 7 in., matted.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

not examined out of matting. loss of pigment, creases, minor stains, very minor tears and pinholes, evidence of overpainting (in particular, the wall painted over the tree at the upper left corner).

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Princess and Her Maid