A LADY PLAYING WITH FIREWORKS, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A LADY PLAYING WITH FIREWORKS, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A LADY PLAYING WITH FIREWORKS, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY
A LADY PLAYING WITH FIREWORKS, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY
174

A LADY PLAYING WITH FIREWORKS, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

A LADY PLAYING WITH FIREWORKS, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Sold:5,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

A LADY PLAYING WITH FIREWORKS, INDIA, RAJASTHAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY


gouache heightened with gold on paper, the reverse with 6 lines in black nasta'liq calligraphy within clouds against a dark yellow ground, signed by Fakhr al-Din 'Ali, dated 997 AH/1588-89 AD


painting: 15.5 by 10cm.

leaf: 25.4 by 22.7cm.

Condition Report

Minor rubbing and discoloration, some losses to the pigments, rubbing to the calligraphy and minor holes, as viewed.


"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."

Arts of the Islamic World
Online bidding closed