A SEATED YOUTH WITH FALCON SAFAVID IRAN, CIRCA 1600 Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a young man wearing flowing gold-heightened orange robe, green coat and elaborate turban sits upon a gold stool in a gold illuminated landscape holding a falcon on his blue-gloved hand, losses to folio 5 7/8 x 4¼in. (14.9 x 10.8cm.)
(#93) A Large portrait of Ja'far Khan, India, Deccan, Hyderabad, circa 1775-1810
Portrait of Ja'far Khan, India, Deccan, Hyderabad, circa 1775-1810, Gouache heightened with gold on paper, depicting Ja'far Khan on horseback holding a sprig of flowers, a river and townscape in the background, inscribed above in black nasta'liq script, laid down on stout paper and ruled in red, white, yellow and blue, painting: 52.2 by 39cm., leaf: 56.5 by 43.8cm.
Christie's Zoom Image
AN EQUESTRIAN PORTRAIT OF A MUGHAL NOBLE AWADH, POSSIBLY FAIZABAD, INDIA, CIRCA 1750 Possibly a portrait of Safdar Jung, Opaque pigments and gold on paper, the brown horse rides to the left, the bearded noble man wears a fine turban adorned with a sarpech, the horse bejewelled, covered with a finely embroidered saddle rug, on light green background, laid down on red card, mounted and framed 8 x 7¼in. (20.4 x 18.5cm.)
PAGE FROM THE SHAHNAMEH OF FIRDAUSI
کشتن رستم پیل سپید را، نگاره لاکی، شاهنامه فردوسی، منسوب به معین مصور، نیمه دوم قرن 17 میلادی 14.6 در 19 سانتیمتر A LACQUERED ALBUM PAGE FROM THE SHAHNAMEH OF FIRDAUSI: RUSTAM KILLING THE WHITE ELEPHANT, ATTRIBUTABLE TO MU'IN MUSAVVIR, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 2ND HALF 17TH CENTURY Gouache heightened with gold, depicting a figure striking an elephant on the head with a mace 14.6 by 19cm. max.