Two illustrated leaves from a manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa Persia, 16th-17th Century(2)

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Two illustrated leaves from a manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa
Persia, 16th-17th Century
(2)

Sold for £ 573 (US$ 808) inc. premium

Islamic and Indian Art Online Sale

Online only

18 Nov 2020 ended at 12:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Two illustrated leaves from a manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa
Persia, 16th-17th Century
Persian manuscript on paper, 17 lines to the page written in four columns of nasta'liq script in black ink, intercolumnar rules and inner margins in red
270 x 160 mm. (visible)(2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The Shakerine Collection.

    The subjects are: Iskandar attending the dying Dara (from the Sharaf Nameh); and Nawfal fights Layla's tribe (from the Layla va Majnun).

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Two illustrated leaves from a manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa Persia, 16th-17th Century(2)
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