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]

11 juillet 2019

A European lady in Indian dress, Deccan, probably Golconda, second half 17th century

Lot 54. A European lady in Indian dress, Deccan, probably Golconda, second half 17th century. Painting 6 7/8 x 3 7/8 ins. (17.6 x 9.8 cm.); folio 15 ¼ x 10 ¾ ins. (38.6 x 27.4 cm.). Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Opaque pigments and gold on paper, cream and pink borders, cream leaf, seal impression in lower right corner of Suhrab Khan khanazad Pad Shah Alamgir, verso with a late 17th century portrait of a nobleman. ... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2019

A courtier feeding a goshawk, Mughal India, circa 1600-1610; Borders from the late Shah Jahan album, circa 1650-1658 

Lot 256. A courtier feeding a goshawk, Mughal India, circa 1600-1610; Borders from the late Shah Jahan album, circa 1650-1658. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd Opaque pigments and gold on paper, blue and cream borders, illuminated cream album leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 5 3/8 x 5 ¼ ins. (13.6 x 8.2 cm.); folio 14 3/8 x 9 ¾ ins. (36.5 x 24.9 cm.. Provenance: Probably Georges Demottes, Paris 1909Maurice and Edmund de... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2016

Sotheby's 'Art of the Middle East and India' brings grand total of £14.7 million across four auctions

 Lot 294. A portrait of Sultan Bayezid I, School of Veronese, Italy, circa 1580. Oil on canvas, inscribed middle right: BAIAZETH.P°./.IIII; painting: 68 by 51cm; framed: 84.5 by 68cm. Estimate £150,000 - 200,000. Lot sold £185,000 ($226,940) to an Institution. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Art of the Middle East & India Week – a unique group of five fascinating sales revealing the interwoven artistic traditions of multiple continents from the ninth century to the present day –... [Lire la suite]