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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 321

    A GROUP OF FIVE MINIATURES, IRAN, 17TH AND 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF FIVE MINIATURES, IRAN, 17TH AND 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a late Safavid miniature of a king enthroned, Iran, 17th Century, gouache on paper heightened with gilt, with three lines oflow, nasta'liq above and three below, mounted on card - 9 1/4 x 5in (23.5 x 12.7cm); a Safavid style miniature, Iran, 19th Century, gouache on paper heightened with gilt, showing an enthroned ruler surrounded by courtiers in an open landscape with a river, within a border of cloud bands, flying ducks and trees - 7 x 4in (17.7 x 10.2cm); a Qajar miniature of a feast, Iran, 19th Century, gouache on paper, depicting dancers and musicians in an outdoor setting - 10 1/4 x 8in (26 x 20.2cm); a drawing of a flower, signed by 'Ali Ibrahim, dated 1127AH(1715AD), ink on paper, signed and dated to bottom left - 4 1/2 x 3in (11.5 x 7.5cm); a portrait of the last ruler of Ouda, Iran, 19th Century gouache on paper, within an oval, the ruler shown wearing a tall crown with elaborate jewellery and cloak with pearl detail - 3 1/4 x 2 1/2in (8.2 x 6.5cm) (5) (5)


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    Provenance

    ,PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF DJAFAR GHAZI