• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 326

    A SAFAVID MINIATURE FROM THE KHAMSEH OF NIZAMEH, LAYLA IN THE CLASSROOM, SHIRAZ, IRAN, 16TH CENTURY

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    A SAFAVID MINIATURE FROM THE KHAMSEH OF NIZAMEH, LAYLA IN THE CLASSROOM, SHIRAZ, IRAN, 16TH CENTURY
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, depicting to left the interior of a classroom with the students seated and reading, to right a tower with servants carrying food through the door and above another figure reading, mounted, glazed and framed - 8 1/2 x 6 1/4in (21.5 x 16cm)


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