23 mars 2009

A Seljuk Carved Wooden Door, North East Iran, 11th Century

A Seljuk Carved Wooden Door, North East Iran, 11th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2009 Of rectangular form with three inset rectangular panels, a hinge pin above and below, the central large panel deeply carved with scrolling vine around two confronted unicorns with everted heads below two addorsed lions with inverted heads, a panel of strong naskh with elongated hastae above and below, the upper and lower panels each of a darker wood carved with scrolling vine around a more delicately drawn naskh inscription, set... [Lire la suite]
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