05-16-2015 05-16-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2810B Boston
May 16, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Pair of Miniature Portrait on Bone Plaques

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2810B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 16, 2015 11:00AM


Pair of Miniature Portrait on Bone Plaques, India, early 19th century, depicting a Mughal king and queen, Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, holding a flower, each portrayed in color and gold on an oval bone plaque, framed in silver and glazed, contained in a conforming velvet-covered box, each plaque max. dia. 3 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

painting in good condition; minor tarnishing to silver frame, one frame with broken hinges.

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India, Mumtaz Mahal, Shah Jahan, king and queen