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    Sale 7715

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    31 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 187

    GARSHASP AND THE SMITH

    SAFAVID SHIRAZ, IRAN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    GARSHASP AND THE SMITH
    SAFAVID SHIRAZ, IRAN, 16TH CENTURY
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, Garhasp standing in the workshop converses with the blacksmith farrier sitting in front of his kiln, the other workmen busy with their tasks, two men shoe a black horse hold by a stable boy, the text in black nasta'liq in four columns above, within blue and gold margins, reverse with 28.ll of text, minor creases and scuffing, mounted
    Miniature 3 5/8 x 6½in. (8.9 x 16.4cm.); folio 13¾ x 9 1/8in. (34.7 x 23.3cm.)


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