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    Sale 7715

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    31 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 184

    ALEXANDER AND DARA

    SAFAVID SHIRAZ, IRAN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    ALEXANDER AND DARA
    SAFAVID SHIRAZ, IRAN, 16TH CENTURY
    From a Shahnama manuscript, gouache heightened with gold and silver on paper, the mounted Alexander and his army faces that of Dara, with four columns of black nasta'liq above and below, within blue and gold margins, reverse with 28ll. of text, slight wear, margins slightly trimmed, mounted
    Miniature 4 x 6 5/8in. (10.3 x 16.5cm.); folio 13¾ x 9¼in. (34.8 x 23.6cm.)


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