Miniature from a copy of Firdawsi’s Shah-nama. “Isfandiyar’s Fifth Ordeal; He Must Slay the Simurgh”. Iran, Tabriz; between 1520 and 1535. Miniature: 26.5 × 23 cm.
Persian love massage on postcard, dated 1912, belong to the personal collection of Yadollah Rezvani.
image source: SHAHREFARANG
Model reading in green coat. Vogue, September 1952. Photograph by Henry Clarke.
The tweed is a green bouclé, a wonderful new green softened with grey. The coat is a redingote style, cut straight in the front and with deep pleats at the back held by a martingale. By Hermés.
Gaps (airborne), 2010
Polyester resin, paint
Courtesy: the artist and Galleria Continua San Gimignano / Beijing / Le Moulin. Copyright: Adagp, 2012.
Detached album folio containing a single-page drawing. Ink and watercolours on paper. Depiction of a scene from Khusrau va Shírín in the Khamsa of Niẓámí. Khusrau spies Shírín bathing. Other scenes from the Khamsa of Niẓámí included in the composition. Inscription at lower centre below frame and another at centre lower edge of mount.
Attributed to: Qadím
Made in: India
The British Museum
A Daghestani prayer rug, dated 1302 AH/1885 AD, in Oriental Rugs: An Introduction by Gordon Redford Walker
A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.