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Auction: Auction 10.10.2014
was auctioned on: 10 October 2014
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Estimate: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,285 - US$1,928
Price realised:  £3,500
ca. US$5,624
Lot number 295, Views: 12

A POETRY ANTHOLOGY SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY In praise of the Prophet Muhammad and Imam 'Ali and on the story of Layla and Majnun, Persian manuscript on variously coloured paper, 58ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each folio with 12ll. of black nasta'liq script arranged in two columns, with black-ruled gold double division, headings in gold nasta'liq script in cartouches, text within gold and polychrome rules, including one illustration of Majnun in the desert, with catchwords, incomplete at beginning and end, in modern gilt green binding Text panel 4 ¼ x 2 ½in. (10.9 x 6.2cm.); folio 7 x 4 ½in. (17.7 x 11.5cm.)

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