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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    FOURTEEN ILLUSTRATIONS FROM A DISPERSED MANUSCRIPT OF NIZAMI'S KHAMSAi COPIED BY MAHMUD BIN FAQIH, PROVINCIAL PERSIA, DATED 956AH (1549AD)

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    FOURTEEN ILLUSTRATIONS FROM A DISPERSED MANUSCRIPT OF NIZAMI'S KHAMSAi COPIED BY MAHMUD BIN FAQIH, PROVINCIAL PERSIA, DATED 956AH (1549AD)
    Manuscript on paper, 20 lines to the page written in four columns of nasta'liq script in black ink, double intercolumnar rules in gold throughout, inner margins ruled in blue, yellow and gold, heading picked out in blue, three illuminated headpieces in colours and gold, fourteen miniatures - folio 10 1/2 x 6 1/2in (26.5 x 16.5cm) (18) (14)


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