• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 324

    TWO SAFAVID MINIATURE PAINTINGS OF KHUSRAW AND SHIRIN, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO SAFAVID MINIATURE PAINTINGS OF KHUSRAW AND SHIRIN, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, the first depicting Khusraw being cared for by Shirin in a rocky landscape with wild animals at his side, an encampment behind and mounted figures in the mountains, the second depicting Shirin bathing, her attendant holding a towel and her clothes in a tree, being approached by Khusraw, many mounted figures behind, both with floral gilt margins, mounted, glazed and framed - folio 10 x 7in (25.5 x 17.8in) (2)


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