3 May 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 529
GBP 500 - GBP 1,000
Portrait of an Ottoman ruler
Turkey or Europe, 19th Century
finely painted reverse glass painting, oval bust portrait, possibly Sultan Mahmud II, showing the bearded ruler wearing a red hat, high neck uniform embroidered with gold, and transparent white cape over his shoulders, brown ground, framed -- 44 x 36.5cm.
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