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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 130

    ALEXANDER IS TOLD OF THE APPROACH OF THE ZANGI ARMY

    TIMURID IRAN, LATE 14TH/EARLY 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    ALEXANDER IS TOLD OF THE APPROACH OF THE ZANGI ARMY
    TIMURID IRAN, LATE 14TH/EARLY 15TH CENTURY
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a man clad in brown gold embroidered robes kneels before a prince presenting him with a gold object, behind him stand a row of men also holding offerings, attendants peer on from either side, with four lines of nasta'liq above between gold intercolumnar rules, between grey and gold rules on pink marbled card, mounted on white card, some flaking and wear of paint
    Miniature 2 7/8 x 4¼in. (7.4 x 10.6cm.); folio 7½ x 5in. (19.2 x 12.5cm.)


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