Islamic Miniature Art: Nasta`liq and youths holding wine cups

Islamic Miniature Art: Nasta`liq and youths holding wine cups and bottles, Bukhara, second half of 16th c. Sotheby's

Islamic Miniature Art: Nasta`liq and youths holding wine cups and bottles, Bukhara, second half of 16th c.
Islamic Miniature Art: Nasta`liq and youths holding wine cups and bottles, Bukhara, second half of 16th c.
Two illuminated album pages with verses of poetry written in nasta`liq and decorated with youths holding wine cups and bottles, Bukhara, second half of 16th century

MEASUREMENTS
13.5 by 24.2cm.
DESCRIPTION
on paper, laid down on boards, backgrounds richly decorated with arabesques and floral motifs in colours and gold, illumination and painting added to the calligraphy during the album's preparation at a later date, inner borders decorated with floral motifs in gold on beige grounds, outer borders of blue paper sprinkled with gold, some waterstaining and flaking This lot contains 1 item(s).

Twelve album pages with text copied by Mir `Ali, four of which have miniatures of youths, are in the Fogg Art Museum