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TWO DÉCOUPÉ FOLIOS FROM A POETRY ANTHOLOGY

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Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000
ca. US$12,642 - US$18,963
Price realised:  £20,000
ca. US$25,284
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TWO DÉCOUPÉ FOLIOS FROM A POETRY ANTHOLOGY
PROBABLY HERAT, MID 16TH CENTURY
TWO DÉCOUPÉ FOLIOS FROM A POETRY ANTHOLOGY PROBABLY HERAT, MID 16TH CENTURY Persian manuscript on black paper, each of the folios with lines of elegant découpé nasta'liq in brown and gold, first folio with fine illuminated headpiece, second with an illuminated heading at end, within borders of lotus vine and cartouches filled with arabesque, verso of one folio with further nasta'liq lines, verso of the other with later owners' marks and stamps, mounted on card Text panel 5 1/8 x 2 ½in. (31.1 x 6.5cm.); each folio 9 ¼ x 5 5/8in. (23.4 x 14.2cm.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds Including Oriental Rugs and Carpets
Date of the auction: 27 Apr 2017
Address: Christie's
London