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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 241

    A GRIEVING MAIDEN

    THE PAINTING, TIMURID IRAN, 15TH CENTURY, THE HEADINGS SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

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    A GRIEVING MAIDEN
    THE PAINTING, TIMURID IRAN, 15TH CENTURY, THE HEADINGS SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, by a grave in a mausoleum laid on paper between headings giving the titles of Nizami's epics Leyla and Majnun, and Khorsrow and Shirin, the reverse with four columns of text in nasta'liq script, cropped
    Folio 9 ¾ x 6 ¼in. ( 24.8 x 15.9cm.); painting 7 7/8 x 4in. ( 20 x 10.3cm.)


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