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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    NUSHABA KNEELING BEFORE ALEXANDER

    TIMURID IRAN, LATE 14TH/EARLY 15TH CENTURY

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    NUSHABA KNEELING BEFORE ALEXANDER
    TIMURID IRAN, LATE 14TH/EARLY 15TH CENTURY
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a man in blue robe kneels on a yellow carpet before a prince wearing green robes and gold crown seated in a tent, around them stand a number of attendants in brightly coloured robes, four columns of elegant black nasta'liq with gold intercolumnar rules, between grey and blue rules on pink marbled paper, mounted on white card, some flaking and fading of the paint
    Miniature 4¼ x 4¼in. (10.9 x 10.9cm.); folio 7½ x 4 7/8in. (19.4 x 12.5cm.)


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