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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1338

    An equestrian portrait of Emperor Aurangzeb

    INDIA, JODHPUR, CIRCA 1710-20

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    An equestrian portrait of Emperor Aurangzeb
    India, Jodhpur, circa 1710-20
    The Emperor wearing a printed angarkha and a golden turban, his bearded face backed by a halo, seated on a caparisoned brown horse, surrounded by attendants carrying various symbols of his sovereignty, all against a pistachio background with a high horizon line and an inscription at top, surrounded by a red border
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    12¼ x 8 7/8 in. (31.2 x 22.4 cm.)


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