Lot 974British East India company school portraits of Sikh...

Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm



British East India company school portraits of Sikh and Mughal rulers. A large collection of British east India company school portraits approx.  55 portraits, of Sikh and Mughal rulers c1850-1860. Including very finely painted miniature portraits of Maharajah Ranjit Singh (x2) and Maharajah Sher Singh (x2). The collection also includes 3 paintings of the Golden Temple at Amritsar. Typed in English identifications on the back. Other portraits include members of the Lahore Durbar and other Mughal rulers and monuments. There is a particularly large miniature measuring 9cm by 7cm of the Bagan of Delhi. Also is a finely painted portrait of the coronation of  Emperor Akbar Shah II (55)

Hammer Price: £4000.00

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