• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 67

    ALP ARSLAN'S ACCESSION TO THE THRONE

    TIMURID HERAT, CIRCA 1425

    Price Realised  

    ALP ARSLAN'S ACCESSION TO THE THRONE
    TIMURID HERAT, CIRCA 1425
    From the Majma' al-Tawarikh of Hafiz 'Abru, gouache heightened with gold on paper, two blue-robed figures kneel before an enthroned Alp Arslan, five further figures look on, with lines of black naskh above and below, title in larger naskh and in red, the verso with 35ll. of black naskh, some smudging, mounted
    Miniature 4 7/8 x 10 1/8in. (12.2 x 25.5cm.); folio 16 3/8 x 11 7/8in. (41.4 x 30.3cm.)


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