16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
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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