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Auction: Islamic & Indian Art
was auctioned on: 22 April 2020
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*TWO FOLIOS FROM A MUGHAL MANUSCRIPT OF SONNETS BY ‘SHAHI’ India, 17th century

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Estimate: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,000 - US$1,501
Price realised:  n. a.
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(Islamic & Indian Art, 22nd April 2020) *TWO FOLIOS FROM A MUGHAL MANUSCRIPT OF SONNETS BY ‘SHAHI’ India, 17th century *TWO FOLIOS FROM A MUGHAL MANUSCRIPT OF SONNETS BY ‘SHAHI’ PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION India, 17th century Persian manuscript on paper, in black nasta’liq script, each folio with 10ll., the text in two columns, within cloudbands with burnished gold surrounds, elegant pairs of birds in gold flowering bushes separating the sonnets, within multiple borders illuminated with scrolling friezes, mounted as a pair, framed and glazed, the text panel 12.5cm x 6.5cm, 40.5cm x 51.8cm including the frame.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Chiswick Auctions
Title: Islamic & Indian Art
Date of the auction: 22 Apr 2020
Address: Chiswick Auctions
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W3 8BL London
United Kingdom
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