• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 110

    KHUSRAW OUTSIDE SHIRIN'S PALACE

    TIMURID SHIRAZ, IRAN, CIRCA 1450

    Price Realised  

    KHUSRAW OUTSIDE SHIRIN'S PALACE
    TIMURID SHIRAZ, IRAN, CIRCA 1450
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, an illustration to Firdawsi's Shahnama, Khusraw, mounted on horseback, looks up at Shirin who stands with two female attendants at the top of her palace, with lines of black nasta'liq arranged in four columns above and below, some scuffing, mounted, framed and glazed
    Miniature 6 1/8 x 4½in. (15.7 x 11.6cm.); folio 8 5/8 x 6¼in. (22 x 15.9cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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