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Auction: Auction 10.10.2014
was auctioned on: 10 October 2014
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Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800
ca. US$1,928 - US$2,892
Price realised:  £2,125
ca. US$3,414
Lot number 300, Views: 13

A POETRY ANTHOLOGY QAJAR IRAN, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY Probably Sa'di's Kulliyat , including Sa'di's Bustan , Persian manuscript on paper, 309ff. plus two fly-leaves, each folio with 15ll. of thin black shikasteh script arranged in two columns, further text written diagonally within marginal panels, each divided with black-ruled gold frames, some words in red, including numerous finely illuminated headpieces and cartouches, with catchwords, first and final folios with some damage, in black morocco binding with gilt floral decoration Text panel 6 ½ x 3 5/8in. (16.5 x 9.3cm.); folio 9 5/8 x 5 ¾in. (24.3 x 14.8cm.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 10.10.2014
Date of the auction: 10 Oct 2014
Address: Christie's
10 October 2014, London, South Kensington