1 May 2001
REVERSE GLASS PAINTING
Qajar Iran, first half 19th century
Painted in gouache heightened with gold, a three-quarter length portrait of a young girl wearing elaborately jewelled costume holding a posy of flowers, slight loss of pigment, framed
Overall 18½in. (47cm.) high
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A very similar painting was offered in these rooms, October 2000,lot 87.
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