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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 358

    JALAL AL-DIN MUHAMMAD IBN AS'AD DAWANI: LAWAM'I AL-ISHRAQ FI MAKARIM AL-AKHLAQ, LATE SAFAVID IRAN, LAST DAY OF DHU'L QA'DA AH 1059 (5 DECEMBER 1649 AD)

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    JALAL AL-DIN MUHAMMAD IBN AS'AD DAWANI: LAWAM'I AL-ISHRAQ FI MAKARIM AL-AKHLAQ, LATE SAFAVID IRAN, LAST DAY OF DHU'L QA'DA AH 1059 (5 DECEMBER 1649 AD)
    Persian manuscript on paper, 190ff. with 12ll. of fine black nasta'liq arranged in two gold ruled columns, opening bifolio with illuminated heading, final folio with colophon dated last day of Dhu'l Qa'da 1059, and signed by the scribe Muhammad Shaf'i ibn 'Abd al-Jabbar, original tan morocco binding with flap with gold tooled medallions and spandrels with perching birds and cloud bands- folio 7¾ x 4½in. (19.8 x 11.3cm.)


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