• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 130

    A SAFAVID SILK SAMITE PANEL

    IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

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    A SAFAVID SILK SAMITE PANEL
    IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, the ivory ground woven in salmon pink with a repeating small scale design of a seated prince in a garden being offered gifts by two winged figures, one of whom approaches from in front and offers a cup, the other flies overhead with trailing robes and offers a peacock, slight staining around three edges
    14¼ x 9¾in. (36 x 24.9cm.)


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    A fragment from the same textile is in the Wadsworth Atheneum (Adèle Coulin Weibel, Two Thousand Years of Textiles, The Figured Textiles of Europe and the Near East, New York, 1952, no. 128, p.117).

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