Pair of Ebony Carved Stands with Ivory Portraits, 19th Century
Showing images of Mumtaz Mahal and a rare portrait of Tipu Sultan (Tiger of Mysore)
5.9" x 3.7" — 15 x 9.5 cm.
Tipu Sultan was the tragic hero defeated by the British forces in 1799 at Sringapattanam during the end of the Mysore War. Mumtaz was the inspiration for the Taj Mahal built by her husband the Mughal Emeror, Shah Jahan