A SILK BROCADE PANEL
A SILK BROCADE PANEL
A SILK BROCADE PANEL
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTION
A SILK BROCADE PANEL

SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

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A SILK BROCADE PANEL
SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
The cream ground with offset floral sprays of blue and pink flowers, contained within a cusped lattice, with composite floral border and green backing fabric
24 ¾in. (62.9cm.) square
Provenance
Thomas Lavington Jacks (1884-1966)
With Colnaghi Oriental, London, 1984
Literature
Arthur Upham Pope and Phyllis Ackerman (eds), A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, vol.6, London & New York, 1938-1939, pl.1085B
Exhibited
International Exhibition of Persian Art, Burlington House, 1931, cat.407F.
Further details
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Lot Essay


A similar brocade panel depicting a floral spray separated by a looped lattice, albeit on a green ground, was sold in these Rooms, 5 October 2010, lot 228. Another was sold at Bonhams London, 10 April 2008, lot 300.

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