• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 326

    A TIMURID MINIATURE, IRAN, 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TIMURID MINIATURE, IRAN, 15TH CENTURY
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, depicting figures at court presenting food, wine, books and objects, an angel peering from above, with three lines of text above and two below arranged in four vertical columns, reverse with text, heading in cobalt blue with delicately spiralling arabesque behind - 8 x 5 1/2in (20.3 x 14cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI