• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 274

    A TIMURID MANUSCRIPT ON POETRY, IRAN, DATED 902AH/1496AD AND A SAFAVID MANUSCRIPT DATED 842AH/1438AD

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    A TIMURID MANUSCRIPT ON POETRY, IRAN, DATED 902AH/1496AD AND A SAFAVID MANUSCRIPT DATED 842AH/1438AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, 154ff. with 13ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in two columns, headings in red, in blue rule border, in red morocco binding - folio 8 x 5 1/4in (20.2 x 13.4cm); Persian manuscript on coloured and marbled paper, 180ff. with 14ll. of black nasta'liq with certain sections underlined in red, marbled paper covers with flap - folio 8 x 4 3/4in (20.2 x 12cm) (2)


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