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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 14

    A POETRY ANTHOLOGY OF SA'DI

    TIMURID IRAN, 15TH CENTURY

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    A POETRY ANTHOLOGY OF SA'DI
    TIMURID IRAN, 15TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 93ff., one fly-leaf, 25ll. of tight black naskh to the page, important phrases in red, chapter titles in gold and polychrome illuminated cartouches, text arranged in two columns with red divisions, with catchwords, one folio loose, in 18th century stamped burgundy morocco
    Text panel 6 ¼ x 4in. (16 x 9.9cm.); folio 9 x 6 ¼in. (22.6 x 15.6cm.)


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    Provenance

    THE DJAFAR GHAZI LIBRARY


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the Gulf Cooperation Council has imposed a ban on the importation of Iranian goods to or via its member states.  Some of the member states are enforcing the ban strictly such as Saudi Arabia.  Please check with your shippers on whether you will be able to ship Iranian artworks to the GCC member states.