59
JUMP TO LOT
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Arts of the Islamic World

|
London

A prince enthroned in a landscape, Central Asia, Bukhara, early 17th century
gouache heightened with gold on paper, laid down on album page with illuminated inner border and gold-sprinkled green paper, the reverse with central gilt and blue medallion
painting: 16.6 by 8cm.
leaf: 39.5 by 26cm.
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

Sotheby's London, Hagop Kevorkian Collection, 12 April 1976, lot 26.
Sotheby's London, 14 October 1999, lot 50.

Catalogue Note

Two further illustrated leaves from the same manuscript were sold in these rooms, 9 December 1970, lot 235 and 236. A close comparable in style is a Khamsa of Nizami dated 1669-71 made for the Janid Prince ‘Abd al-'Aziz Bahdur Khan, now in the Chester Beatty library (Ms276).

Arts of the Islamic World

|
London