Lot 184: AN ILLUSTRATED AND ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A MANUSCRIPT OF NIZAMI'S KHAMSA: THE OLD WOMAN LEADS MAJNUN IN CHAINS, PERSIA, TURKMAN, 901 AH/1496 AD |
October 19, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: watercolour and ink on paper - containing drawing
In reasonably good overall condition, thumbed, margins with various stains and water stain to upper corner, text area clean and colours vivid, painted area slightly rubbed, as viewed.
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painting: 13 by 11cm.
leaf: 34.8 by 19.8cm.