Couple of drunken lovers, Safavid Iran, mid-17th... - Lot 197 - Ader

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Couple of drunken lovers, Safavid Iran, mid-17th... - Lot 197 - Ader
Couple of drunken lovers, Safavid Iran, mid-17th centuryGouache
and gold on an album page depicting a woman in an orange veil sitting on the ground embraced by a turbaned man kneeling beside her and holding a wine cup in his left hand. At their feet, a bowl of pomegranates symbolizing their love. The scene is framed by a blue border decorated with golden scrolls and a margin illuminated with gold and decorated with the repetition of a flowering stem.
Dim. miniature: 15.2 x 9.2 cm; page: 24.5 x 17 cmSome
polychrome leaks and stains, folds and restorations in the margin
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On the back, 11948 © inscribed in pencil.

A couple share a tender embrace, Safavid Iran, Isfahan, mid-17th century






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