A découpé album page depicting a stylised vase of naturalistic flowers with a grasshopper and moths alighting on leaves, glass and metal vessels in the foreground flanked by two ducks and irises, attributed to the artist Muhammad Hasan
The Deccan Sultanates, probably Bijapur, circa 1630-40
découpé and appliqué drawing of white, pink, blue, brown and gold paper on a black ground, slightly trimmed and faded otherwise in good condition, inner margins ruled in colours and gold, outer borders of pink paper, in mount, original backboards with stamp of the dealer E. Beghian, pasted label of the International Exhibition of Persian Art, London 1931, chalked numbers corresponding to pieces lent by Beghian
200 x 100 mm.; album page 312 x 200 mm.