A SEATED YOUTH WITH A WINE CUP, PERSIA, QAJAR, SAFAVID STYLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
A SEATED YOUTH WITH A WINE CUP, PERSIA, QAJAR, SAFAVID STYLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN COLLECTION

A SEATED YOUTH WITH A WINE CUP, PERSIA, QAJAR, SAFAVID STYLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN COLLECTION

A SEATED YOUTH WITH A WINE CUP, PERSIA, QAJAR, SAFAVID STYLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from an Important European Collection


A SEATED YOUTH WITH A WINE CUP, PERSIA, QAJAR, SAFAVID STYLE, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY


ink and opaque pigments heightened with gold and red on paper, laid down on card with blue borders decorated with gold animal and floral motifs


painting: 15.2 by 8.9cm.

leaf: 32.1 by 19.7cm.

Condition Report

The painting with minor flaking and minor stains, minor losses to the borders, 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."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Ex-collection Lucy Truman Aldrich (1869-1955), Providence, Rhode Island.

Acquired from the estate of the above, September 1955.

Ex-collection Peggy and David Rockefeller, sold at Christie’s New York, 10 May 2018, lot 1007.

Literature

Ellsworth et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Arts of Asia and Neighboring Cultures, New York, 1993, vol III, p.289, no.218.

Arts of the Islamic World
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