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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 55

    DIWAN OF SA'DI, SIGNED SHEIKH SHAHAB AL-DIN BIN JAMAL AL-DIN BIN MAHMOUD BIN 'ALI..., IRAN, DATED WEDNESDAY 6TH MUHARRAM AH835/1431AD

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    DIWAN OF SA'DI, SIGNED SHEIKH SHAHAB AL-DIN BIN JAMAL AL-DIN BIN MAHMOUD BIN 'ALI..., IRAN, DATED WEDNESDAY 6TH MUHARRAM AH835/1431AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, 93ff. with 23ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in gold border, with some headings in red, diagonal script in margins, opening folio with illuminated header on a scrolling gilt ground with blue floral elements either side, brown tooled binding with floral elements - folio 9 x 6in (23 x 15.2cm)


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