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Auction: Auction 02.05.1996
was auctioned on: 2 May 1996
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Sahifat al-Kamila(?) , Arabic manuscript on paper, 9ll. of black naskh, gold margin between black rules, marginal notes, headings in red, opening folios with red interlinear Persian translation, opening folio with gold painted margins and illuminated...

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Estimate: £300 - £400
ca. US$454 - US$606
Price realised:  £288
ca. US$436
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Sahifat al-Kamila(?) , Arabic manuscript on paper, 9ll. of black naskh, gold margin between black rules, marginal notes, headings in red, opening folios with red interlinear Persian translation, opening folio with gold painted margins and illuminated heading, brown morocco binding, Persia, 18th/19th century - 6½ x 3¾in. (16.6 x 9.5cm.); Marriage document(?) , Persian manuscript on paper, with lines of black and red nasta'liq in gold cartouche panels, opening folio with illuminated panels around the text, modern light brown binding, Qajar Persia, dated AH 1327/1909 AD - 8 x 5½in. (20.4 x 14cm.); Sharh Halat ... , Persian manuscript on paper, 12ll. black nasta'liq, brown morocco binding - 8 x 5½in. (20.4 x 14cm.); Al-Muqaddima al-Thani fi'l-Jawamir ... , Persian manuscript on paper, 19ll. of black nasta'liq, Persia, signed by Said Hasan b. Mir Muhammad al-Lahajani(?) Zadeh and dated , black morocco binding - 8¼ x 5¾in. (21 x 14.7cm.); Manuscript , Persian manuscript on paper, lines on black nasta'liq, black morocco binding (one board lacking) - 9 x 4¾in. (22.9 x 12.1cm.); Ashraq wa Falsafa.. , Arabic manuscript on paper, 23ll. black naskh, red ruled margin, dated AH 1281/1864-5 AD , paper covers - 6½ x 4¾in. (16.6 x 12.2cm.); Sahifat al-Kamila , Arabic printed on gold-flecked paper, 12ll. black naskh with interlinear Persian translation, opening folio with illuminated heading, with date AH 1277/1860-1 AD , brown morocco binding - 6¾ x 4½in. (17.2 x 11.5cm.); and Manuscript , Persian on paper, lines of black nasta'liq, brown morocco binding - 8½ x 5¾in. (21.7 x 14.7cm.) (8)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 02.05.1996
Date of the auction: 2 May 1996
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington