Persian Miniature circa 1850
This Persian gouache miniature painting circa 1850, depicts a courtroom scene in the Palace of Fars, Afghanistan. The central figure is the judge sitting above the scales of justice. The hand-calligraphy is in the Dari-Farsi dialect that is still practiced in some areas of Afghanistan.
Width 5¼ inches, height 9¼ inches.
Professional appraisal included.