21 juillet 2019

Akbar with Prince Khurram, Mughal India, 17th century

  Lot 343. Akbar with Prince Khurram, Mughal India, 17th century. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, mounted on an album leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 7 x 3 7/8 ins. (17.9 x 9.7 cm.); folio 13 x 8 ins. (33 x 20.3 cm.). Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 57,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1969, lot 102. Note: The style of the present painting shows influences from Manohar, considered the inventor of the group portrait during the... [Lire la suite]

21 juillet 2019

The Emperor Jahangir in the zenana, Mughal India, 17th century

Lot 136. The Emperor Jahangir in the zenana, Mughal India, 17th century. Ink, opaque pigments and gold on paper, on floral album leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 8 x 5 3/8 ins. (20.1 x 14.8 cm.); folio 12 ¼ x 8 ins. (31 x 20.4 cm.). Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
20 juillet 2019

A portrait of Khan Zaman, Attributable to Bichitr, Mughal India, circa 1630

Lot 328. A portrait of Khan Zaman, Attributable to Bichitr, Mughal India, circa 1630. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, on an album leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 8 ¼ x 4 3/8 ins. (20.5 x 11 cm.); folio 17 ½ x 11 ¾ ins. (44.9 x 30.2 cm.). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Shuja al-Daula, Nawab of Awadh (r.1754-75)Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, K.B. (1725-74), Governor of Bengal, as a gift from the Nawab... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2019

A portrait of the Emperor Aurangzeb (R.1658-1707), Mughal India, circa 1700

Lot 78. A portrait of the Emperor Aurangzeb (R.1658-1707), Mughal India, circa 1700. Opaque pigments on paper, remains of faint identification inscription near the face of the standing figure in Devanagari, backed on cream paper. Painting 7 x 4 5/8 ins (17.8 x 11.7 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Literature: The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 474, no. 180. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2019

Portrait of Shah Jahan, Mughal India, circa 1700

Lot 77. Portrait of Shah Jahan, Mughal India, circa 1700. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, on cream album leaf painted with gold floral sprays, backed on cream card. Painting 6 ¾ x 3 5/8 ins. (17.1 x 9.4 cm.); folio 14 x 9 5/8 ins. (35.5 x 24.6 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Literature: The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.114, fg.4Chateau de Fontainebleau, 2018, p. 148, cat. 33. Christie's. Maharajas... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2019

Prince Mu’azzam Bahadur Shah and a courtier holding a falcon, Mughal India, first half 17th century

Lot 257. Prince Mu’azzam Bahadur Shah and a courtier holding a falcon, Mughal India, first half 17th century. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, on pink leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 9 1/8 x 5 7/8 ins. (23.2 x 15 cm.); folio 16 x 10 7/8 ins. (40.3 x 27.8 cm.). Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Colonel John MurraySotheby's, London, 15 June 1959, lot 117Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New YorkSotheby's, London, 21... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2019

A circular enamelled gold box, Mughal India, 1650-1700

Lot 231. A circular enamelled gold box, Mughal India, 1650-1700; 1 1/8 ins. (2.8 cm.) high; 1 3/8 ins. (3.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Enamelled in translucent red, green and orange, with white, yellow and black on a blue ground, inscribed on the base in Persian’ 2 tola, 7 masha’, base and interior are undecorated.  Exhibited: The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p.86, no.56Grand Palais, Paris... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2019

An equestrian portrait of Aurangzeb, Mughal India, circa 1700

Lot 186. An equestrian portrait of Aurangzeb, Mughal India, circa 1700. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, backed on cream card. Folio 11 3/8 x 8 ins. (28.7 x 20.4 cm.). Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Provenance: Sir John Murray MacGregor, with Simon Ray, 2016. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
17 juillet 2019

A folio from the de Luynes album, Mughal India, Recto attributable to Hiranand circa 1600

Lot 11. A folio from the de Luynes album, Mughal India, Recto attributable to Hiranand circa 1600. Opaque pigments and gold on paper, recto depicting a mounted prince hawking, verso a court scene with jesters after a European print, within colored borders on cream album leaf. Recto painting 12 7/8 x 8 ¼ ins. (31.5 x 21 cm.); verso painting 7 1/8 x 4 ½ ins. (18 x 11.5 cm.); folio 18 1/8 x 12 5/8 ins. (46 x 32 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 90,000. © Christie's... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2019

A folio from the de Luynes album, Mughal India, mid-17th century and circa 1590

Lot 183. A folio from the de Luynes album, Mughal India, mid-17th century and circa 1590. Recto ink on paper depicting Shah Jahan as king of the world, verso opaque pigments with gold on paper depicting an escape from a palace probably from a copy of aHarivamsa, within colored borders on cream album leaf. Recto drawing 12 ¼ x 8 ¼ ins. (31 x 21 cm.); verso painting 9 7/8 x 5 ½ ins. (25 x 14 cm.); folio 18 ¼ x 12 3/8 ins. (46.5 x 31.5 cm.). Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price... [Lire la suite]