Lot 12. A goshawk, Mughal India, 18th century, the borders signed by Daulat, 17th century. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, signed on the lower inner gold margin, within cream album leaf painted with flowers, backed on cream card. Painting 7 ½ x 4 ½ ins. (19 x 11.5 cm.); folio 12 7/8 x 8 ins. (32.6 x 20.2 cm.). Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 106,250. Christie's Images Ltd 2019
Provenance: The Rothschild collection, Paris.
Confiscated from the above following the Nazi occupation of Paris by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg after May 1940 and transferred to the Jeu de Paume (ERR no. R 424).
Transferred to the Nazi depot at Neuschwanstein, then shipped to Schloss Kogl, Austria.
Repatriated to France, 23 October 1945.
Maurice de Rothschild, Paris.
Edmund de Rothschild, Paris, by descent from the above.
P & D Colnaghi & Co Ltd, London, 1976, acquired from the above.
Layla S. Diba, New York.