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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 237

    PORTRAIT OF A LADY, ISFAHAN, IRAN, LATE 17TH CENTURY

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    PORTRAIT OF A LADY, ISFAHAN, IRAN, LATE 17TH CENTURY
    Ink heightened with gold and colour on buff paper, the lady stands in flowing dress tied with a gold sash and holding a cup and bottle in her outstretched hands, with trees and clouds behind, faint attribution reading ...Reza... another on the right reading kamtarin 'Abbasi, 1021, mounted with panels of black nasta'liq on ground of gold outlined trees and flowers above and below, panels of similar gold floral motifs on either side, wide blue outer margin on pink leaf, very light staining and rubbing, mounted, glazed and framed - miniature 6 3/4 x 4 1/4in (16.8 x 10.8cm)


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