Section of Palace Facade

Section of Palace Facade

c. 1835
Culture
Islamic
Country
Pakistan
facade, palace
wood with metal fittings
Bj Averitt Islamic Art Fund and funds from David Logan and Dennis Lucero
1993.1.1-57
. Section of Palace Facade. c. 1835. wood with metal fittings. Bj Averitt Islamic Art Fund and funds from David Logan and Dennis Lucero. 1993.1.1-57.
This object is currently on view
Dimensions
length,large: 12 ft, 3.6576 m; width,large: 20 ft, 6.0960 m
Department
Asian
Collection
Asian
Section of Palace Facade Pakistan, Swat Valley, Saidu 1835, Mughal period Wood Funds from David Logan and Dennis Lucero and the Bj Averitt Islamic Art Fund 1993.1 This architectural façade formed part of a courtyard entrance to the palace of Sayyed Akbar Shah, the first and only ruler of the Kingdom of Swat. In 1835 he was selected to govern the newly united Afghan clans of the Swat River valley in present-day Pakistan. He lived in the palace built for him at the political center of Saidu until his death in 1857.
Known Provenance
At least 1992, Ehsan Traders, Peshawar Pakistan; 1992-1993, David Logan and Dennis Lucero, purchased from Ehsan Traders [1]; 1993, DAM collection. [1] Export papers from Ehsan Traders in Peshawar to David Logan dated 10 May 1992.

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