Outstanding Four-Panel Indian Mughal Inspired Portrait Screen

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The elaborate hand-carved screen is fashioned from hardwood (possibly padauk) and is appointed with 32 miniature paintings of dignitaries (paintings of possibly Maharajahs and Maharanis). The wood is "pickled"; and several glass frames covers of paintings are cracked. The portraits are vividly painted and in good state of preservation.
Details
In the Style Of
Anglo-Indian
Place of Origin
India
Date of Manufacture
circa 1920s
Period
Early 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Hand-Carved   Wood
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
74 in. H x 94 in. W x 1 in. D
188 cm H x 239 cm W x 3 cm D
Dealer Location
Lake Worth, FL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
f121221508272952673fs
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