London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
QAJAR IRAN, DATED AH 1225/1810 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper, 197ff. as numbered, 20ll. of black naskh, gold roundels between verses, gold margins between black rules, ruled outer margin, divisions of text marked marginally, illuminated opening bifolio, final folio dated 1225, black lasquer binding with panel of gold fruiting vine in border, black lacquer doublures with ribbon border - 14 x 8.5cm.
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