Offered by: Solomon Treasure
1050 Second Ave New York City, NY 10022 , United States Call Seller 917.686.9732


An Exceptional Quality Orientalist Portrait of "A Moorish Chief" 19th Century

$ 45,000
  • Description
    An Exceptional Quality Orientalist Portrait of "A Moorish Chief from Algeria", circa 1880.

    Oil on canvas painting depicting a Moorish chief / guard, dressed in traditional garb (burnous) and head scarf with weapons.

    In original moorish beaded wood frames, (840 pieces of beads per frame) with mother of pearl inserts.

    Canvas: 24" high x 20" wide
    Frame: 35" high x 30" wide

    An excellent painting for any orientalist collector.

    Very good condition, no damages, ready to hang.

    A burnous, also burnoose, bournous or barnous, is a long cloak of coarse wool fabric with a pointed hood, often white in color, traditionally worn by Berber and other Maghrebi men. In the Maghreb, the color of the burnous may be white, beige, or dark brown
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Germany
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: oil
    Condition: Good. Very good condition
    Styles / Movements: Asian Art
    Incollect Reference #: 558487
  • Dimensions
    W. 30 in; H. 35 in; D. 6 in;
    W. 76.2 cm; H. 88.9 cm; D. 15.24 cm;
Message from Seller:

For four generations, Solomon Treasure has obtained a reputation for dealing in rare and important 18th – 19th century antiques and fine art.

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