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Thu, Aug 18, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 39

Two Framed Mughal Portrait Miniatures

Estimate: $400 - $600

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possibly 16th century, depicting Akbar the Great and his wife, pigment on ivory or celluloid with gilt highlights, each 1-1/2 x 1-1/4 in.; set in carved wood frames, 4-1/2 x 2-7/8 in.

Note: Inscribed accession numbers "75.5.38" and "75.5.39" (accessioned 1975)

This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.

Provenance: Charles M. Blackmon Collection, South Carolina; Property from a Southern Institution


not examined out of frames, some mildew under frames; frames with light wear and abrasions