3 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 938
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
THE COURT OF KING SULAYMAN, IRAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Pen and wash heightened with gouache and gold, Sulayman and Bilqis seated on a throne with a bearded sheikh seated before them, surrounded by angels, divs, real and fantastic birds and animals, mounted, framed and glazed- 16½ x 10¼in. (41.7 x 26.2cm.)
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The very fine quality of this drawing suggests that it may be the work of the Imami family.
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