Portrait of Shah Jahan, Anonymous, c. 1625 - c. 1650

Portrait of Shah Jahan, Anonymous, c. 1625 - c. 1650

alabaster (mineral), h 11.7cm × w 8.6cm × d 1.2cm. More details

The great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (1628–1658) is represented at the window where he customarily appeared to the people. The relief was sculpted by a European who was probably in the service of the emperor.

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