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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 62

    A SAFAVID MINIATURE, IRAN, CIRCA 1550

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    A SAFAVID MINIATURE, IRAN, CIRCA 1550
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, with four vertical columns of black nasta'liq script above and below, with heading in cobalt blue ink on a delicate scrolling arabesque ground, miniature depicting a man wrestling a bear in a rocky landscape, an enthroned ruler observing behind, with musicians to upper left, within gold border - folio 12 1/4 x 8 1/8in (31 x 21cm)


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