SOLD Antique Islamic miniature portrait Dost Mohammad Khan Afghan King of Afghanistan
SOLD Antique 19th century Indian miniature portrait depicting Islamic monarch Dost Mohammad Khan (1793 –1863) King of Afghanistan (1826–63) and founder of the Barakzay Dynasty.
The portrait is hand painted on natural wafer by very fine brush in gouache and gold , with outstanding detail and beautiful colors, backed by paper Inscribed in ink ,“Dost Mohammad Khan”. The portrait retains its original gild silver box frame with suspension ring and the front and back glass.
CONDITION: This original painting is in excellent condition with the exception of faded area near the frame, no restorations or repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: 5.2 cm x 4 cm (2 in x 1 5/8 in).