• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 323

    A FRONTISPIECE FROM A MANUSCRIPT OF JAMI WITH LATER ILLUMINATION, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

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    A FRONTISPIECE FROM A MANUSCRIPT OF JAMI WITH LATER ILLUMINATION, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, with 8ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in four columns, with central square cartouche with red and blue lines of nasta'liq, further diagonal lines of script in surrounding cartouches, illuminated header, and gilt floral margins - 9 1/2 x 5in (24.1 x 12.6cm)


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