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A Qajar portrait of a prisoner with his head pilloried in the branches of a tree, Iran, 19th century, pencil and opaque pigments on paper, with birds perched in the branches, within gold and red margins, outer pink border decorated with leaves, and border of Persian nastaliq inscription cartouches, signed to centre ‘Bahman’, mounted, glazed and framed

$2,300.00 $2,150.00

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LOT 230

Serial No: 70399360

Provenance: Available

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A Qajar portrait of a prisoner with his head pilloried in the branches of a tree, Iran, 19th century, pencil and opaque pigments on paper, with birds perched in the branches, within gold and red margins, outer pink border decorated with leaves, and border of Persian nastaliq inscription cartouches, signed to centre ‘Bahman’, mounted, glazed and framed, painting 15 x 10cm. Provenance: Property of a Lady acquired Christie’s, Oriental Works of Art and Oriental Ceramics, 22 Oct 1992, Lot 152