The four panels of the screen profusely carved with scrolling floral motifs, each with sixteen portrait miniatures set in metal mounts depicting Mughal Emperors, their consorts, Indian monuments including the Golden Temple at Amritsar, the top sections of the panels with cusped arches terminating in pointed finials; the occasional table with detached octagonal top and folding base similarly decorated, the tabletop set with nine miniatures, the base with fifty-six miniatures, the miniatures painted with gouache possibly on ivory, in cloth covered storage boxes


Each panel of screen 60 5/8 x 11 7/8in. (154 x 30 cm); The table 28in. (71 cm.) high, the tabletop 24 x 24 ½in. (61 x 62.3 cm.)

Condition report

Some minor chips and losses to the wood elements in areas. Two finials currently detatched from the screen.