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    Sale 5454

    Indian and Islamic Textiles

    15 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 150

    A DANCING COURTIER

    SAFAVID, LATE 16TH CENTURY, PERSIA

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DANCING COURTIER
    SAFAVID, LATE 16TH CENTURY, PERSIA
    woven with an elegantly swaying courtier against a white tree, with a multi-coloured butterfly above
    10 x 5in. (25 x 13cm.)
    mounted in perspex
    See Back Cover Illustration


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    Compare Catalogue Number 4, Page 16, Persische Seiden, Krefeld, 1988, for an illustration of an identical silk. Compare also Pope and Ackerman, A Survey of Persian Art VI, Page 101.

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