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Trio of 2-Sided 18th C. Mughal Indian Illuminated Pages

Central Asia, India, Mughal, ca. 1780 CE. Three elegantly illuminated manuscript leaves with imagery and text on both sides. The Mughals, Islamic dynasty rulers of northern India between 1526 and 1857, were known for their great patronage of the arts. Artists created intricate paintings and illuminated manuscripts depicting scenes of daily life, adventurous tales, and mythological scenes like these. The compositions are beautifully balanced and finely painted in rich jewel tones and gold leaf. Mat included. Size: 12.5" L x 9" W (31.8 cm x 22.9 cm)

Condition: Frayed peripheries with some tears and perforations, some repaired with tape in the past. Expected discoloration to paper commensurate with age.

Provenance: Ex-private East Coast USA collection

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