AN EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF THE EMPEROR AKBAR HAWKING
MUGHAL DELHI, INDIA, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY.
Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, his head turned to the viewer, richly attired with a bejewelled turban and white tunic, bearing a tulwar and a katar, his falcon perched on his right arm fitted with a falconry glove, the rein of his dapple gray horse in the left hand, in floral margins with red and black rules, laid down on gold-speckled card 16 x 10 ½in. (40.6 x 26.8cm.)
Price realised - GBP 2,500
Estimate - GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
Sale 12282. Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds