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Lot 36 (Islamic & Indian Art, 22nd April 2020)

TWO MURAQQA' FOLIOS OF POETRY
Iran, 16th century

TWO MURAQQA' FOLIOS OF POETRY
Iran, 16th century

Persian qasideh poetry on paper, each folio with 15ll. of black ink nasta'liq script, within gold, green and blue rulings and assembled on outer borders illuminated with scrolling floral motifs and cartouches in pastel shades, one folio narrating a wedding feast, the other a battle, with references to Khwarazm, mounted on ivory cardboard frame, the text panels 14.9cm x 6.5cm, the folios 28.2cm x 18cm.

Provenance: Rosebery's, 14 February 2006.

Sold for £575


 

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