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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 311

    VAHSHI BAFQI AND VISAL SHIRAZI: TWO VERSIONS OF SHIRIN WA FARHAD, QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    VAHSHI BAFQI AND VISAL SHIRAZI: TWO VERSIONS OF SHIRIN WA FARHAD, QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Poetry, Persian manuscript on paper, 104ff. with 12ll. of black nasta'liq in two gold ruled columns, minor titles in red, opening folio with illuminated heading, and further illuminated heading at mid point, f.46b and final folio with colophon signed Mir 'Ali and dedication to one Mirza 'Ali, tan morocco binding with gilded overlay- folio 6½ x 4in. (16.6 x 10.2cm.)


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