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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 199

    A CAMP SCENE, SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CAMP SCENE, SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a noble and retainers gather before a large tent, ladies sit in a second one beside, on rocks behind shepherds watch sheep and goats and two quail sit by some poppies, lines of black nasta'liq above and below in gold clouds, gold margin, on blue leaf painted with gold flora and fauna, mounted, framed and glazed - 9 1/4 x 5 7/8in (23.8 x 15cm)


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