12 juillet 2019

The Emperor Jahangir with Asaf Khan, Mughal India, circa 1700; borders from the late Shah Jahan album, circa 1650-1658

Lot 182. The Emperor Jahangir with Asaf Khan, Mughal India, circa 1700; borders from the late Shah Jahan album, circa 1650-1658. Painting 7 7/8 x 6 5/8 ins. (20.1 x 16.9 cm.); folio 14 3/8 x 9 ¾ ins. (36.4 x 24.9 cm.). Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Opaque pigments with gold on paper, lines of nasta’liq calligraphy from a qasidah in illuminated borders above and below, finely illuminated album leaf, backed on... [Lire la suite]