• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 133

    A SAFAVID COURT SCENE POSSIBLY FROM THE SHAHNAMEH, SHIRAZ, CIRCA 1560

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    A SAFAVID COURT SCENE POSSIBLY FROM THE SHAHNAMEH, SHIRAZ, CIRCA 1560
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, depicting a ruler enthroned, his attendant offering fruits and wine and golden vessels, above figures on the balcony, the scene with floral and geometric pattern throughout, within larger border of gilt animals and trees, glazed and framed - 14 1/2 x 9 1/8in (37 x 23.5cm)


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