Fri, 29th Oct 2021 11:00

Islamic Art - Property of a European Collector Part II

 
  Lot 114
 

THREE OVAL PORTRAITS OF QAJAR BEAUTIES
Qajar Iran, late 19th century

THREE OVAL PORTRAITS OF QAJAR BEAUTIES
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
Qajar Iran, late 19th century

Oil on canvas, comprising three oval-cut bust portraits of courtly Qajar ladies, each one wearing a single-stringed pearl necklace around the neck and a pair of pearl earrings, their cleavage enhanced with fresh roses, blue flowers and foliage, two wearing flowers in their hair as well, every face featuring the quintessential elements of Qajar physiognomy such as perfectly arched, dark eyebrows; hazelnut-coloured eyes; dark, curly hair; plump, rose-shaped lips; and rosy cheeks, each approximately 26cm x 18cm.

Sold for £2,125

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

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