18 April 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,125
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
SAFAVID IRAN, LATE 17TH/ EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Arabic manuscript on paper, containing prayers for the days of the week and Qur’anic text and prayers, 78ff. plus two fly-leaves, each folio with 11ll. of black naskh script within clouds reserved on gold background, text panel outlined in gold and blue, two bifolio with gold and polychrome illumination and headpieces, headings in red naskh script within gold and polychrome cartouches, loose in brown morocco binding stamped Sadiq Muhammad bin Baqir
Text panel 4¾ x 2¾ in.(12 x 7cm.); folio 6 ¾ x 4 ¼in. (17.3 x 10.8cm.)
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