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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    A SAFAVID MANUSCRIPT SIGNED KUTB AL-DIN YAZDANI, DATED RAJAB AH975/1567AD

    Price Realised  

    A SAFAVID MANUSCRIPT SIGNED KUTB AL-DIN YAZDANI, DATED RAJAB AH975/1567AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, 143ff. with 11ll. of black nastaliq script, arranged in two columns, opening bifolium illuminated with cobalt, red and gilt flowers, text within cloud bands on a gilt ground, margins with gilt lotus flowers with cobalt and red highlights, subsequent two folios with floral marginal decoration, black morocco binding with stanped and tooled central medallion - folio 7 x 4 3/4in (17.7 x 12cm)


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