• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 375

    A QAJAR SCROLL WITH SIX VERSES OF SA'ADI'S GULESTAN AND A QAJAR COPY OF NIZAMI'S KHUSRAU AND SHIRIN, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    A QAJAR SCROLL WITH SIX VERSES OF SA'ADI'S GULESTAN AND A QAJAR COPY OF NIZAMI'S KHUSRAU AND SHIRIN, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, the scroll with illuminated header, stong nasta'liq script, backed onto cloth; the manuscript approx 250ff. with 23ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in cour columns within gilt border, illuminated headings , in lacquer binding - folio 9 x 5 1/4in (23 x 13cm) (2)


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