London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
A large Chinese painting, 18th century
in ink and colours on silk, depicting three scholars seated at a table reading a scroll, numerous attendants waiting on them within a pavilion and in the gardens beyond, further figures carrying scrolls approaching the pavilions entrance gate, all before a mountainous tree strewn landscape -- 71in.x 37½in. (180.3cm.x 95.2cm.), bamboo and gilt wood frame.
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.
How to tell Rajput paintings from Mughal, Pahari or Deccani miniatures, with the help of our specialist Romain Pingannaud
One of the world’s top collectors of Indian art talks about auctions, artists and her new museum in Delhi
Using lots from our upcoming Collector sales, the Italian writer and Vogue stylist designs a series of vignettes in London’s most spectacular conservatory
A 360-degree view of our upcoming auction, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets, featuring a Hijazi Qur’an folio and a rare Cairene prayer rug