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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 302

    BAHRAM BUILDS SEVEN PAVILIONS FOR THE SEVEN PRINCESSES

    TIMURID IRAN, LATE 14TH/EARLY 15TH CENTURY

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    BAHRAM BUILDS SEVEN PAVILIONS FOR THE SEVEN PRINCESSES
    TIMURID IRAN, LATE 14TH/EARLY 15TH CENTURY
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, Bahram, wearing green robes kneels on a pink carpet on a terrace reading whilst before him kneel a group of women clad in bright robes, three figures peer on from the left, beyond the terrace dense foliage, and above seven brightly coloured domes, four columns of elegant black nasta'liq with gold and pink intercolumnar divisions, mounted on white card, some flaking and fading of paint
    Miniature 4½ x 4¼in. (11.4 x 10.5cm.); folio 8 5/8 x 5 3/8in. (21.6 x 13.5cm.)


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    This miniature comes from the Haft Paykar of Nizami.

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