Portrait of a prince, possibly Akbar Shah II
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Late Mughal, late 18th century
Set within an oval frame the prince holds a tiny gold cup and clear glass bottle and is adorned with multiple strands of pearls and a fine gold turban that leaves ringlets of hair exposed at the neck.
image: 6 ¾ x 4 ¼ in. (17 x 11 cm), folio: 8 ½ x 5 ¾ in. (21.7 x 14.6 cm)