26 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
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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