London, South Kensington
6 September 2007
A Chinese famille rose export teapot and cover, Qianlong (1736-1795)
delicately painted and gilt with figures seated upon garden stools and tables within gardens, before terraces and a river landscape, gilt to the straight spout and handle -- 6¾in. (17cm.) high.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
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.
Why this portrait by one of the leading Persian miniaturist painters of the Safavid Empire — offered on 25 October — represents an ageless story of love and longing
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately