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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 27

    A DIWAN

    SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY

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    A DIWAN
    SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY
    Poetry, Persian manuscript on paper, 9ff., three fly-leaves, 6ll. of elegant black nasta'liq written diagonally on gold-speckled ground, a further line of text written to the left, each panel within blue, black and gold rules and illuminated medallions, opening bifolio with illuminated headpiece, preceded with two pages of text, with seal impressions, later added notes, in later gilt black morocco
    Text panel 3 ½ x 1 7/8in. (9 x 4.7cm.); folio 6 7/8 x 4in. (17.3 x 10.2cm.)


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