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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 99

    SULTAN MAHMUD IN COMBAT WITH INAL TEGIN, TIMURID IRAN, CIRCA 1430

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    SULTAN MAHMUD IN COMBAT WITH INAL TEGIN, TIMURID IRAN, CIRCA 1430
    Gouache on paper heightened with gold, from a manuscript of The History of the World, Sultan Mahmud, mounted on horseback, slays his enemy against a hilly landscape, whilst other mounted warriors look on from either side, set between twenty-one lines of black naskh, with headings in larger script and in red ink, the reverse with thirty three lines of black naskh - folio 17 x 13 1/8in (43.2 x 33.3cm)


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