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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 36

    AN OTTOMAN MANUSCRIPT IN VERSE, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

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    AN OTTOMAN MANUSCRIPT IN VERSE, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 53ff. with 20ll. of black naskh arranged in panels, with gold border, some words written in red, copious marginals notes, opening illuminated folio with pink flowers on a gilt ground with pink, orange and blue borders - folio 8 1/8 x 5 7/8in (21 x 14.5cm)


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