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Auction: Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds
was auctioned on: 21 October 2016
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A POETRY ANTHOLOGY OF SA'DI

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Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000
ca. US$3,700 - US$4,934
Price realised:  £3,250
ca. US$4,009
Lot number 14, Views: 16

A POETRY ANTHOLOGY OF SA'DI
TIMURID IRAN, 15TH CENTURY
A POETRY ANTHOLOGY OF SA'DI TIMURID IRAN, 15TH CENTURY Persian manuscript on paper, 93ff., one fly-leaf, 25ll. of tight black naskh to the page, important phrases in red, chapter titles in gold and polychrome illuminated cartouches, text arranged in two columns with red divisions, with catchwords, one folio loose, in 18th century stamped burgundy morocco Text panel 6 ¼ x 4in. (16 x 9.9cm.); folio 9 x 6 ¼in. (22.6 x 15.6cm.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds
Date of the auction: 21 Oct 2016
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington