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Lot 172: A CONCERTINA ALBUM OF CALLIGRAPHY, SIGNED BY ABD AL-RAHIM, PERSIA, QAJAR, DATED 1276 AH/1860 AD |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Persian manuscript on paper, 14 album pages bound in concertina form, each with a text panel of 4 lines of nasta'liq script written diagonally within cloud bands against a gold ground, final folio with 8 lines of text, salmon-pink outer margins, tan morocco binding with stamped central lobed cartouches with foliate motifs
In good overall condition, occasional minor stains, minor wear to binding, as viewed.
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Dimensions: 25.4 by 15cm.