Lot 124 (Islamic & Indian Art, 29th October 2020)
A FRAGMENT OF A MILITARY BANNER OF MOHAMMAD ALI SULTAN ZAMAN, KING OF OUDH (r. 1837-1842)
Possibly Lucknow, Awadh (Oudh), Northern India, first half 19th century
A joined panel of ecru silk, chain-stitched in coloured silks with three canons amid laurel branches and other flowers, bordered by scrolling floral meanders, laid on herringbone matching support, framed and glazed, 60.5cm x 66cm including the frame.
An inscription on the reverse relates the panel to ‘portion of banner of Mohammad Ali Sultan Zaman, King of Oudh’ (r. 1837-1842).
60.5cm x 66cm including the frame
Sold for £625
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