• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 260

    TWO RETOUCHED SAFAVID MINIATURES, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO RETOUCHED SAFAVID MINIATURES, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, with four columns of nasta'liq on a floral gold ground above and below, both paintings depicting a king in combat, the first an interior scene with women enthroned looking on, and the second an outdoor scene with rocky landscape, men bearing gifts below, within floral gilt decorated margins - 11 x 6 1/4in (28 x 16cm) (2)


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