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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    A FIRMAN SIGNED MOHAMMED ALI SHAH, A CALLIGRAPHY PANEL AND A MANUSCRIPT SECTION, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    A FIRMAN SIGNED MOHAMMED ALI SHAH, A CALLIGRAPHY PANEL AND A MANUSCRIPT SECTION, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 5ll. of black nasta'liq within cloud bands on a gilt ground, with red borders, above with stamp of Shah on a gilt floral ground, signature in gilt below, to right a panel of floral gilt design - 19 1/2 x 13in (49.5 x 33cm); the manuscript section with 14ll. of strong black naskh within cloudbands on a gilt ground with illuminated headings and margins; and a calligraphy panel


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    Ex-lot 166, 10 October 1988

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