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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 353

    PORTRAIT OF A LADY

    SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

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    PORTRAIT OF A LADY
    SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Pen and ink heightened with gold on paper, a woman stands wearing flowing robes and belt and hat with gold trimmings, holding a rose in her right hand, around her a leafy landscape with flowering trees, shrubs and birds, laid down between gold borders, panels of black nasta'liq and a gold and polychrome illuminated headpiece, and a minor border of blue marbled paper on black card, slight scuffing affecting the miniature
    Miniature 8¼ x 3¼in. (21 x 8.2cm.); folio 16 x 10¾in. (40.6 x 27.2cm.)


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