• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 347

    NEVA'I OF MIR SHIR ALI IN CHAGATAY, TURKESTAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    NEVA'I OF MIR SHIR ALI IN CHAGATAY, TURKESTAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Manuscript on paper, 213ff. with approx. 12ll. of black script arranged in two columns within red rule panels, gold border, outer blue rule, with 4 miniatures, later marginal decoration with grazing animals and people to opening bifolium and further bifolium mid-way through manuscript, brown morocco binding with tooled medallions - folio 10 x 6 1/2in (25.5 x 16.5cm)


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