Property from a Distinguished Private Collection
THREE DRAWINGS, NORTH INDIA, LATE 17TH-19TH CENTURY
ink on paper
A: 14.7 by 13.7cm.
B: 16.5 by 7.3cm.
C: 18 by 25cm.
Some mounted on buff paper, some stains and smudges, the borders are irregular, 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."
Ex-collection Stuart Cary Welch (d.2008), sold in these rooms, 31 May 2011, lot 31 (B and D) and lot 36 (A).
A. A courtesan smoking a huqqa, Kotah, 19th century.
B. A study of four maidens, Bundi or Kotah, 18th century.
C. A fragmentary drawing of three princely huntsmen on horseback, Bundi, late 17th century.