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Collection of Moghul Miniature Paintings
c 1800s. The paintings are mounted on light brown velvet which is moderately dotted with small stains. The mat is a faux suede with the opening trimmed in wood. Not examined out of frame. Dimensions: individual paintings: 0.75 in diameter to w 2 in x h 1.75 display box: 18.25 in x 14 in. The following people and places are identified below each piece as follows beginning top left going down each row vertically: Far Left Row: Ranee of Nagpore, Begum Delhi, Shamroki Begum; Second Row: Ranee of Benare, Delhi, Cali Musjid, Taj Bebee; Third Row: Tate Begum, Rajah Nepaul, Taj Agra, Sikandra; Fourth Row: Ranee Delhi, Nizamodee Kikabur, Mote Musjid, Asif Dowla; Fifth Row: Gunga Bebee, Ranee of Delhi, Ranee of Benares. Condition: overall very good. One painting, depicting Ranee of Delhi with an infant, has 2 spots on the woman's face and the child's face is smeared (see image). A flash reflection appears on the central figure in the image showing the frame.
Bookseller: Second Story Books [United States]

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