• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 311

    A PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT, PROBABLY TIMURID IRAN, 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT, PROBABLY TIMURID IRAN, 15TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, approx. 550ff. with 19ll. of black nasta'liq, with important phrases in red, within a gold border, two folios with illuminated headers, red leather binding - 8 1/2 x 5 1/4in (21.5 x 13.4cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI