Decorative and Asian Art Including an Important Damascene Collection

דיוקן של נאווב אשרף קאן על סוס, שושלת מוגולית, אמצע המאה ה-18

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Start price: $1,500

Estimated price: $3,000 - $4,000

Buyer's premium: 20%

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Technique: Gouache heightened with gold on paper

On the reverse a note in Persian states this is a portrait of Nawab Ashraf Khan, son of Nawab Khan Dauran – a minister of the later Mughals, depicting him with his attendants while hunting a crane captured by his hawk. Inscribed (on the reverse).

Notes: According to a Sotheby’s appraisal in 1983, this item was estimated at £15,000/20,000 (Enclosed is the letter)

Dimensions: 35.5 x 27 cm

Condition: Three scattered tiny holes, otherwise good.