A peri holding an effigy of the sun rides a composite lion

Record ID: 
113011
Accession number: 
MS M.787
Title: 
A peri holding an effigy of the sun rides a composite lion
Created: 
Kashmir, probably third quarter of the 18th century.
Description: 
1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; 343 x 222 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased from Demotte and Company, New York, through Herbert P. Weissberger, 1935.
Notes: 

Ms. single leaf miniature; illuminated in Kashmir, probably in the third quarter of the eighteenth century.
Miniature measures 235 x 143 mm. See a nearly identical leaf at the Chester Beatty Library in Dublin, MS accession number 63.12, illustrated and described in Linda York Leachy, Mughal and Other Indian Paintings from the Chester Beatty Library, London, Scorpion Cavendish, 1995, vol. II, p. 966, no. 9.701, illus. p. 967.

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