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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 32

    AN ANTHOLOGY WITH SAFAVID ILLUMINATION, IRAN, 16TH-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ANTHOLOGY WITH SAFAVID ILLUMINATION, IRAN, 16TH-18TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 159ff, with first 11ff. written in diagonal black nasta'liq within gold border, opening illumination with overlaid lobed cartouches, rectangular panel below, floral decoration on gilt and cobalt blue ground, subsequent text arranged in 7 vertical columns with text in margins, red morocco binding with tooled gilt medallion - folio 12 1/4 x 8in (31 x 20.2cm)


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