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Auction: Auction 01.05.2001
was auctioned on: 1 May 2001
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Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$5,701 - US$8,552
Price realised:  £4,112
ca. US$5,861
Lot number 105, Views: 5

CHIHIL HADITH Safavid Iran, circa 16th century Hadith, Arabic and Persian manuscript on cream paper, 8ff. with 7ll. of elegant nasta'liq written variously in black, gold, red, within hatched clouds or gold clouds, horizontally and diagonally, with elaborate gold margins of arabesques and with ducks and deer, light staining, in brown morocco binding with paper overlay with gold tooled cartouches and spandrels Folio 9¾ x 6in. (24.7 x 15.4cm.); text area 5¼ x 2 3/8in. (13.3 x 6.4cm.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 01.05.2001
Date of the auction: 1 May 2001
Address: Christie's
London, King Street