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Revere Auctions
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Spring Showcase: Asian Art, Decor, & Jewelry

Wed, Mar 27, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 374

Mughal Silk Portrait Painting Shah Jahan I

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$500,000 $25,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
$10,000,000 $100,000
Pigment on silk painting depicting a portrait of Shah Jahan I, the fifth emperor of the Mughal Empire. He reigned from 1628 until 1658. He is perhaps most well-known today for building the Taj Mahal for his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, a paired portrait of whom is offered in this auction.
Height: 42 in x width: 31 1/2 in.

Condition

The painting is mounted to a board. Scattered areas of conservation; the painting has been lightly cleaned. Wear throughout. The work is not framed.

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