21 October 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
KASHMIR, LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Arabic manuscript on paper, 283 ff., four fly-leaves, 15ll. of black naskh on gold ground to the page, each line within a cartouche, sura headings in blue thuluth on gold, text within blue and gold rules, with marginal Persian commentaries, marginal illuminated medallions, catchwords, three bifolios illuminated, in original lacquer binding
Text panel 5 ½ x 1 ¾in. (13.9 x 7cm.); folio 8 1/8 x 5in. (20.7 x 12.8cm.)
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