• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 344

    A QAJAR PRAYERBOOK, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A QAJAR PRAYERBOOK, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on coloured gold-flecked paper with Persian interlinear translation, 10ff. with 9ll. of black naskh within gold rule border, opening folio with illuminated header, in black morocco binding with floral gilt detail - folio 9 1/2 x 6in (24.1 x 15.2cm); and three other Qajar texts, Persian, one with 20ll. of black naskh on pink paper; another with 17ll. of black naskh on cream paper; and another with 19ll. of black naskh, in a tan morocco binding (4)


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