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Lot 185: AN ILLUSTRATED AND ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A MANUSCRIPT OF FIRDAUSI'S SHAHNAMEH: THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN AFRASIYAB AND MANUCHEHR, PERSIA, POSSIBLY HERAT, SAFAVID, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY |

Arts of the Islamic World

by Sotheby's

19 October 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: gouache heightened with gold on paper, the painted area extending into the outer margins, 5 lines of text to the lower left in 2 columns in nasta'liq script, reverse with 16 lines of text written horizontally and diagonally with a heading in red

Condition Report: In generally good overall condition, minor worm holes, colours bright, thumbed, paper repair to lower edge, as viewed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Dimensions: leaf: 32.2 by 20cm.

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