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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 357

    MANUSCRIPT OF POETRY, QAJAR IRAN, AH 1261 (1845-6 AD)

    Price Realised  

    MANUSCRIPT OF POETRY, QAJAR IRAN, AH 1261 (1845-6 AD)
    Persian manuscript on paper, 180ff. with 13ll. of flowing black shikasteh within two gold ruled columns, text block outlined with gold, both sections with illuminated bifolium, final folio with colophon dated 1261 and signed by the scribe Sayyid 'Ali, black lacquer binding with gul-o bulbul design- folio 7 5/8 x 5in. (19.2 x 12.4cm.)


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