• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 78

    A BATTLE SCENE, SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BATTLE SCENE, SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, depicting riders on horseback confronting one another in battle, some with swords, two riders to foreground wielding bows and arrows, against a rocky pink landscape, with 4 columns of black nasta'liq above and below, a red flag to upper margin, glazed and framed - 13 x 9 1/2in (33 x 24cm)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.