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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    GULESTAN OF SA'DI, TIMURID IRAN, PROBABLY 15TH CENTURY

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    GULESTAN OF SA'DI, TIMURID IRAN, PROBABLY 15TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 106ff, with 15ll. of black naskh arranged within gold border, copious marginal notes, some words in gold, opening folio with illuminiated heading in cobalt and gilt, in brown morocco binding with stamped lobed medallion and tooled saz leafs - folio 7 x 4 1/4in (17.8 x 11cm)


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