16 juillet 2019

Shah Jahan presents jewels to a princess, Delhi, India, 18th century

2019_NYR_17464_0385_001(shah_jahan_presents_jewels_to_a_princess_delhi_india_18th_century)

2019_NYR_17464_0385_000(shah_jahan_presents_jewels_to_a_princess_delhi_india_18th_century)

Lot 385. Shah Jahan presents jewels to a princess, Delhi, India, 18th century. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, on floral illuminated album leaf within gold illuminated borders, the reverse with a calligraphic panel with two lines of Persian poetry in nasta'liq. Painting 9 ¼ x 6 7/8 ins. (23.5 x 17.4 cm.); folio 20 ¾ x 14 ¾ ins. (52.5 x 37.5 cm.); calligraphic panel 10 ¾ x 6 7/8 ins. (27.2 x 17.7 cm.). Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 112,500. Christie's Images Ltd 2019 

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