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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 219

    A SAFAVID SILK AND SILVER THREAD LAMPAS PANEL

    IRAN, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SAFAVID SILK AND SILVER THREAD LAMPAS PANEL
    IRAN, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY
    The metal-thread ground woven with cream, blue, green, pink and brown silk threads in a repeated pattern of a richly dressed standing noble with kneeling attendant proffering pomegranates against a foliate background with blossoming trees and flowering shrubs, areas of slight wear
    36½ x 17in. (93 x 43cm.)


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    For a brief discussion of this panel please see the note under lot 216, a further panel of the same textile.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the photograph in the catalogue is incorrect and should correspond for that of lot 216. This has been corrected on lotfinder.