Six lines of nasta'liq calligraphy with gold illumination
Lot 26
An illuminated folio from a manuscript of Sa'di's Gulistan (the opening) written in elegant nasta'liq script India, 17th/18th Century
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
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An illuminated folio from a manuscript of Sa'di's Gulistan (the opening) written in elegant nasta'liq script
India, 17th/18th Century
Persian manuscript on gold-sprinkled paper, 6 lines to the page written in black ink within gilt cloudbands, illuminated rectangular cornerpieces decorated with floral sprays, trimmed, extended at top, in mount
191 x 112 mm.

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  • Provenance:
    Formerly in the collection of James Lowell Groves (1914-2008).
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