2 June 2009
ANGLO-INDIAN SCHOOL, CIRCA 1815
A young officer of the Royal Horse Artillery, in blue coat with gold facings, blue bordered red collar, red sash around waist, frilled cravat and black stock; sky background
oval, 3 7/8 in. (98 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount
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An almost identical miniature, signed in Nastaliq, 'Shaykh Nur Muhammed', from the Edward Grosvenor Paine Collection was sold Christie's, London, 15 November 1996, lot 74.
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