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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 265

    A MAN SKINNING A BOAR

    TIMURID SHIRAZ, CIRCA 1440

    Price Realised  

    A MAN SKINNING A BOAR
    TIMURID SHIRAZ, CIRCA 1440
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a man skins a boar whilst being observed by a seated prince, two vultures sit behind them, the ground with blue tufted grass and trees, laid down on gold speckled paper between gold and polychrome rules, corner repaired, mounted, framed and glazed
    3 7/8 x 4 1/8in. (9.5 x 10cm.)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 5 May 1977, lot 33