Fri, 29th Oct 2021 11:00

Islamic Art - Property of a European Collector Part II

 
  Lot 110
 

TWO FLORAL STUDIES WITH THE GOL-O-BOLBOL MOTIF
Qajar Iran, 19th century

TWO FLORAL STUDIES WITH THE GOL-O-BOLBOL MOTIF
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Qajar Iran, 19th century

Opaque pigments on paper, comprising two vertical compositions depicting floral studies of rose bushes, with large roses, rosebuds, foliage, further wildflowers, and birds, matching the standard aesthetic of the beloved Persian topos of the rose and the nightingale (gol-o-bolbol), one composition signed and dated in faded red ink on the lower right corner, the date still readable 1271 AH (1854), each mounted on white cardboard frames, each folio 23.5cm x 17cm.

(Qty: 2)

each folio 23.5cm x 17cm

Sold for £500

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

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