Wahshi, Farhad u Shirin, love poetry Persia, 18th Century

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Wahshi, Farhad u Shirin, love poetry
Persia, 18th Century

Sold for £ 3,500 (US$ 4,814) inc. premium
Wahshi, Farhad u Shirin, love poetry
Persia, 18th Century
Persian manuscript on paper, 110 leaves, 10 lines to the page written in two columns of elegant shikasteh script in black ink, double intercolumnar and interlinear rules in gold, inner margins ruled in blue and gold, catchwords in wide margins, headings written in shikasteh in red ink, one fine double-page illuminated frontispiece in colours and gold, in good condition, later Qajar lacquer binding, covers with drawings depicting bulbuls perched on hazelnut branches, signed by Ghulam Reza, rebacked
123 x 82 mm.
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