A Framed Company School Painting - Gouache on Mica from the period 1850 - 1900.
The subject is a royal elephant with his mahout (probably in the city of Lucknow).
Some chipped paint as can be seen in the photo.
This painting and the frame both have the same character as the painting in another listing. Both could be displayed together.
The frames measures 10 1/2 in x 12 in. and the paintings is 4 1/4 x 6 in.
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.