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Lot 271

Property from An Important Private Collection To Be Sold With No Reserve Two standing portraits...

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Lot 271

Property from An Important Private Collection
To Be Sold With No Reserve
Two standing portraits...

Starting Bid: £160

Estimate: £400 - £600

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Lot 271

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Property from An Important Private Collection

To Be Sold With No Reserve

Two standing portraits of youths,

Safavid revival and Ottoman revival, 19th century or later

The first, on paper, turbaned, facing right, his coat over his shoulder, within thin black and red rules, laid within wide gold speckled margins and polychrome, laid on card within thin red, light blue, gold margins, the wide borders with four calligraphic couplets in red nasta'liq script within lobed cartouches on a field of an elegant floral lattice, the reverse with a cut out inventory or  sale catalogue description, multiple annotations in black and red pencil, previous inventory or sale label removed, the second, opaque pigments and gold on paper, facing left, holding his turban in his left hand and his sheathed dagger in his left, wearing a long orange coat, against light purple ground, laid on card between consecutive laid gold speckled and floral margins on light green and blue ground, polychrome rules, within wide gold speckled cream borders, the reverse light blue, identification, inscription, inventory number in pencil, an illegible note or name, perhaps "Keegan Paul" in blue ink, 

26 x 16.8cm. and 25 x 16cm. (2)

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The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

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