Mughal Prince and Polo Game
- Subject: Mughal Miniature Painting
- Paint Material: Opaque Watercolors
- Base Material: Cotton (unframed)
- Size: 12 in. wide and 9 in. tall (30.5 cms X 23 cms)
- Age: Modern Handmade Art
- Country of origin: India
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Presenting a rare and dazzling Mughal miniature painting you will not find elsewhere. It is a handmade depiction of a game of polo in the Mughal Empire.
Polo is one of the oldest team sports known to man. A game of central Asian origin, one of the earliest references to the game in Persia (Iran), known there as chaugan (meaning mallet), is in Karmamak-i-Ardishi-i-Papakan. It mentions that the founder of Sassanian dynasty Ardashir was adept at the sport.
In India First Mughal emperor Zahir ud-din Babur established chaugan at the Mughal court. Mughal Emperor Jalal ud-din Akbar, an outstanding player himself, introduced a set of rules in 1560s & invented an illuminated ball for playing at night as well. He was also known to have gold & silver knobs fixed at the end of his mallet.
In a luxurious world of the past, the Mughal princes are shown enjoying a game of polo on their magnificent horses against a beautiful backdrop of the royal and lush royal garden. The art brings out the specter of the game and will make you feel like you are live at the royal sport.
There is also the beautiful floral sketch work executed on the unique border which further brings out the brilliance of the art and will enhance your decor.
And you have a chance right now to experience and add to your collection this historical Mughal Polo Sport artwork. Buy it before it is gone.