An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Nizami's Layla va Majnun, depicting Layla reunited with Majnun at an encampment Persia, 16th Century

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Lot 10* R
An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Nizami's Layla va Majnun, depicting Layla reunited with Majnun at an encampment
Persia, 16th Century

£ 800 - 1,200
US$ 1,100 - 1,700

Islamic and Indian Art Online Sale

Online only

18 Nov 2020 ended at 12:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Nizami's Layla va Majnun, depicting Layla reunited with Majnun at an encampment
Persia, 16th Century
Persian manuscript on paper, text written in four columns of nasta'liq script in black ink, four lines recto, 23 lines verso with one heading in nasta'liq script in white within an illuminated panel, inner margins ruled in colours and gold
painting 160 x 112 mm.; leaf 262 x 180 mm.

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    The estate of a distinguished Iranian academic, California, USA.

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