7 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 15,000
Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000
A LION HUNT
MUGHAL INDIA, CIRCA 1600
Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a turbanned figure mounted on a rearing horse, holds his arm back as if to spear an attacking lion, in the foreground a tiger lies dead with an arrow sticking out from his chest as an another man approaches, a rocky landscape with a various animals and a small town in the background, between gold and black rules and navy border with red and pink floral motif, some flaking of paint, miniature extended on either side and at the top, mounted
Miniature 10¾ x 6½in. (27.5 x 16cm.); folio 12 1/8 x 7¾in. (30.8 x 19.6cm.)
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