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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 14

    PRAYERS FOR THE DAYS OF THE WEEK, QAJAR, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    PRAYERS FOR THE DAYS OF THE WEEK, QAJAR, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 12ff. plus 5 loose sheets, with 7ll. of naskh with further inscription below in red, text in cloud bands on a gilt ground, with gold border outer red rule and blue rule, opening illumination heading with gilt decoration on a cobalt ground with orange, blue and pink flowers, in gold lacquer binding with portrait of the Shah, inscription surrounding - folio 7 x 4 1/4in (17.8 x 11cm)


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