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Lot 240 of 523: A Qajar portrait of a lady with cat, Iran, circa 1850, in an arched frame, 145cm. high x 84cm. diam. Provenance: Acquired on December 2, 2015 in Paris. The lady appears to have a small diamond-shaped tattoo between her eyebrows. This practice was prevalent across the Middle East and North Africa. Ladies of the best families had designs pricked on the forehead to connect the eyebrows, on the chin, cheek, lip, and throat. This practice was undertaken for one of four reasons: to embellish the cha

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Estimate: £10,000 - £12,000

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