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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 284

    A SAFAVID CALLIGRAPHIC VERSE MANUSCRIPT WITH LATER ATTRIBUTION TO IMAD AL-HASSANI, PROBABLY HERAT, 16TH CENTURY

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    A SAFAVID CALLIGRAPHIC VERSE MANUSCRIPT WITH LATER ATTRIBUTION TO IMAD AL-HASSANI, PROBABLY HERAT, 16TH CENTURY
    Manuscript on paper, 33ff. with cartouches of calligraphy within gold border on blue and brown paper, with gold flecked margins, marginal notes, opening illumination, fine brown morocco binding with gilt stamped and tooled central lobed medallion - folio 6 x 3 1/4in (15.2 x 8.2cm)


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    Provenance

    ,PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF DJAFAR GHAZI