Lot n° 53
500 - 700
Result with fees
PAGE D'UN ALBUM DE SCÈNE DE RUE
IRAN, QAJAR ART, MID-19th CENTURY
Watercolor on paper, depicting a butcher weighing meat to serve a customer, while two other characters are getting impatient. The scene takes place in a market with typical architecture.
Size: 26.5 x 20.7 cm.
Qajar albums depicting scenes of street merchants, in a style very similar to our page and with similar dimensions, are preserved at the British Museum (ID. 2006,0314,0.11 and 2006,0314,0.28). For a page depicting a butcher's shop such as ours, see : Christie's, London, October 23, 2007, lot 206.
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