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    Sale 12471

    Arts of India

    26 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 1

    AN ILLUSTRATED FOLIO FROM A SHAHNAMA: KHUSRAW VISITS SHIRIN

    MUGHAL INDIA, LATE 16TH CENTURY

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    AN ILLUSTRATED FOLIO FROM A SHAHNAMA: KHUSRAW VISITS SHIRIN
    MUGHAL INDIA, LATE 16TH CENTURY
    Opaque pigments heightened with gold and black ink on paper, Khusraw visiting Shirin seated in a pavilion accompanied by attendants on horseback, with lines of black nasta'liq script above, the preceding folio with 25ll. of black nasta'liq script arranged within four gold-outlined columns

    Painting 5½ x 6¼in. (14 x 15.7cm.); folio 11¾ x 7¼in. (30 x 18.5cm.);


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A GERMAN FAMILY