Portrait of a lady
gouache heightened with gold on paper, among flowering plants the lady sits crossed-legged holding a bottle, gold margins between black rules, red border, on gold-sprinkled blue leaf - 6 x 3¾in. (15.2 x 9.5cm.); and an illustration from a Khamseh, showing two men seated in discussion while soldiers ride past behind, text above and below, gold margins between black rules, blue outer rules, verso with 21ll. of neat black nasta'liq in four columns - 7½ x 3¾in. (19 x 9.5cm.), both Safavid Persia and later (2)

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