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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 27

    A QAJAR BUSTAN OF SA'DI WITH SAFAVID-STYLE ILLUSTRATIONS, DATED SHAWWAL AH1235/1819AD

    Price Realised  

    A QAJAR BUSTAN OF SA'DI WITH SAFAVID-STYLE ILLUSTRATIONS, DATED SHAWWAL AH1235/1819AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, 76ff. with 12ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in gold border, 7 miniatures, opening bifolium with blue and red floral illumination on gold, borders with gilt leaves small flowers between, black and gilt floral binding - folio 5 1/2 x 3 1/2in (14 x 9cm)


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