Arts of the Islamic World and India

Arts of the Islamic World and India

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 105. Mujahid Jang and Murassa Bai sitting in a garden, India, Deccan, probably Hyderabad, early 18th century.

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF GEOFFREY M. AND CAROL D. CHINN

Mujahid Jang and Murassa Bai sitting in a garden, India, Deccan, probably Hyderabad, early 18th century

Auction Closed

April 24, 03:45 PM GMT

Estimate

30,000 - 40,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

gouache heightened with gold and silver on paper, the figures identified in black nasta'liq script on upper border, yellow borders and blue margins

painting: 25.2 by 17.1cm.

leaf: 43.1 by 26.6cm.

Mrs Maurice J. Pinto

Sotheby's London, Fine Oriental Miniatures and Manuscripts comprising The Property of Mrs Maurice J. Pinto and other Properties, 17 July 1978, lot 133

Colnaghi, London, 1979

Acquired from the above, thence by descent

T. Falk and S. Digby, Paintings from Mughal India, exhibition catalogue, Colnaghi, London, 1979, no.39, pp.82-83

M. Zebrowski, Deccani Painting, London, 1983, p.235

Paintings from Mughal India, Colnaghi, London, 19 April - 25 May 1979