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Lot 211: MUHAMMAD 'ADIL SHAH II (R.1627-56) ENTERTAINED ON A TERRACE, DECCAN, BIJAPUR, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY ADAPTED IN KISHANGARH, EARLY 18TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: gouache heightened with gold on paper, inner blue borders filled with scrolling flowers in gold, with outer margins of large leafy gold plants
In generally good overall condition, colours vivid and gold bright, adapted at the lower section, minor paint flaking, as viewed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Provenance: Private collection, London, since 1970s.
painting: 24 by 18cm.
leaf: 35.5 by 26.2cm.