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Qajar, Persia, 19th century | Shirin on Horseback Visiting Farhad on Mount Bisitun

Qajar, Persia, 19th century | Shirin on Horseback Visiting Farhad on Mount Bisitun

Qajar, Persia, 19th century | Shirin on Horseback Visiting Farhad on Mount Bisitun

Qajar, Persia

19th century

Shirin on Horseback Visiting Farhad on Mount Bisitun


gouache on lacquered papier-mâché panel, glazed, framed

41.5 by 60.8cm.; 16.3 by 24in.

In overall fair condition, fine craquelure to lacquered surface, colours are strong, minor dents and very minor losses to pigments at edges and corners, the reverse plain red, with some losses to the red pigment, with old label at corner, 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."

‘Please note that where the buyer is from within the UK the lot is sold with no VAT symbol. Where the buyer resides outside the UK the lot is invoiced as if it bore the “†” symbol.’
Massumeh Farhad, Mary McWilliams and Simon Rettig, A Collector's Passion: Ezzat-Malek Soudavar and Persian Lacquer, Washington DC, 2017, p. 59, inv. no. 2014.401