Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, GCC
MONIR SHAHROUDY FARMANFARMAIAN
CHALK DESIGN, GATCH I
signed MONIR SH FARMANFARMAIAN and dated Tehran 2014 on the backing board, signed and dated in Farsi on the backing board
mirror mosaic and felt-tip pen on plaster
32 by 97 by 5cm.; 12⅝ by 38⅛ by 2in.
This work is in good condition. There are some rubbing marks with small spots of medium loss in lower centre. There is a horizontal mark along the bottom axis left from the previous framing. There is very small crack on top left corner. There is no restoration apparent when viewed under the UV light.
The catalogue illustration is very accurate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Athr Gallery, Jeddah
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 2015