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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 75

    MAJNUN RAFIQI (CIRCA 1533-34): RISALA ADAB AL-MASHQ

    SIGNED RIDA QULI SHIRAZI, QAJAR IRAN, DATED AH 1302/1885-86 AD

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    MAJNUN RAFIQI (CIRCA 1533-34): RISALA ADAB AL-MASHQ
    SIGNED RIDA QULI SHIRAZI, QAJAR IRAN, DATED AH 1302/1885-86 AD
    A chapter on the calligrapher Mir 'Ali Tabrizi from a larger work on calligraphy, The Good Manners of Practice, 10ff., two fly-leaves, 6ll. of black nasta'liq to the page, important words in red, text within polychrome and gold rules, with catchwords, opening illuminated headpiece, colophon signed and dated, in original soft morocco
    Text panel 4 1/8 x 2 3/8in. (10.5 x 6.2cm.); folio 7 7/8 x 4 1/8in. (17.5 x 10.5cm.)


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