31 March 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
EARLY SAFAVID IRAN, EARLY 16TH CENTURY
Persian manuscript on variously coloured gold-sprinkled paper, 7ff. plus one fly-leaf, each folio with 8ll. of elegant black nasta'liq, between gold and blue rules, important words picked out in polychrome, folios laid down between marbled and gold sprinkled borders, final folio with gold and polychrome headpiece, some worming, in morocco binding laid with marbled paper, brown paper doublures, loose in binding
Text panel 3½ x 1¾in. (9 x 4.5cm.); folio 7¾ x 4 3/8in. (19.5 x 11cm.)
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