Asian Art Auction

June 18, 2010

LOT 113
Pair of Ebony Carved Stands with Ivory Portraits, 19th Century
  • Pair of Ebony Carved Stands with Ivory Portraits, 19th Century

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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.

Estimate $1,200-$1,500

Realised: $1,476
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

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

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Ivory