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  • Place of origin:

    Hyderabad, India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1782 (painted)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and gold on paper, green beetle wing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs A.E. England

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Aristu Jah is shown as a regal figure smoking a hookah. He wears very costly jewellery.

Place of Origin

Hyderabad, India (made)


ca. 1782 (painted)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and gold on paper, green beetle wing


Height: 32.7 cm, Width: 25 cm

Subjects depicted

Costume; Jewellery; Pearls; Gems


South & South East Asia Collection

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