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A COLLECTION OF SHAMSAS AND MINIATURES
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A COLLECTION OF SHAMSAS AND MINIATURES

TIMURID IRAN, CIRCA 15TH CENTURY, IN LATER ALBUM

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A COLLECTION OF SHAMSAS AND MINIATURES
TIMURID IRAN, CIRCA 15TH CENTURY, IN LATER ALBUM
Manuscript on paper, 5ff. plus 3 fly-leaves, each folio with a fine shamsa or small miniature laid down, including the shamsas from the treatises Risaleh-ye surajiyya, Munazara-ye nard o shatranj, Risaleh-ye rabi'iyya and Risaleh-ye chang, and miniatures and sketches depicting a man serving another from a ceramic vessel, insects and birds, a man riding a wild boar and a chained lion, in brown morocco with flap decorated with panels of stamped and tooled decoration, the doublures decorated with gilded découpé arabesque spandrels and central medallion over blue panels
Folio 9 5/8 x 6 3/8in. (24.5 x 16.4cm.)
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