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Posthumous portraits of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and wife Mumtaz mahal. Anglo-Indian ("Company School") probably at Delhi, circa first half 19th century. Opaque watercolour with gold on ivory ovals in leather presentation case with vlevet mount/matt to portraits and satin to inner doors, the case also serving as a self-standing frame (as in image above) via pull-out easel foot to rear. Dimensions: case 12.5 x 16.5cm; inner frame inc. mount 10.3 x 15cm; oval portraits each 6.2 x 5cm
Above: gilt detail reflecting light
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