6 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 275
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
A GROUP OF FIVE SAFAVID AND QAJAR STYLE MINIATURES, 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY
Comprising a couple embracing, Iran, 20th Century, gouache on paper, heightened with gilt, showing a seated couple drinking wine, with three columns of two lines of text above and below,3.3cm) within a border of animals and trees - 8 1/8 x 5 1/4in (21 x 13.3cm); a Safavid-style miniature, Iran, 19th Century, gouache on paper - 9 x 5 1/2in (22.9 x 14cm); a Qajar-style dancing lady, Iran, 20th Century, gouache on paper, the dancer wearing a blue tunic with crane design over a white floral skirt - 8 x 5 1/2in (20.3 x 14cm); a Safavid-style miniature, Iran, 20th Century, gouache on paper heightened with gilt, showing three figures on horseback in a hilly landscape, more figures to the foreground, two lines of text beneath - 4 1/2 x 3 1/8in (11.5 x 8cm); a Safavid-style drawing of a young woman, Iran, 19th Century, pencil on paper heightened with gilt, showing a young woman standing in a loosely drawn landscape - 6 x 3 1/4in (15.2 x 8.2cm) (5) (5)
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