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Portrait of a Mughal Ruler

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Portrait of a Mughal Ruler, India, watercolor and gold on wasli, standing in a garden and holding a flower in one hand, wearing a yellow patterned angarkha tied with a golden sash securing a sword, wearing pearl jewelry and a green turban, bordered with multiple gilt and floral patterned borders, a gilt inscription in the sky above the clouds, framed and glazed, sight size 10 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Not examined out of frame, small area of paint loss lower left.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

India, Angarkha, Indian clothing, Pakistani clothing, Turban, Wasli

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