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Lot 0317A
A GROUP OF PERSIAN ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY. Comprising four leaves finely illuminated with narrative scenes and inscribed on verso, apparently from the same book, circa 18th century. Each leaf measuring approximately 9 inches x 5 inches (23 x 13.5 cm) and matted. Together with two later (19th century) similarly illuminated leaves each measuring approximately 7.7 inches x 5.2 inches (19.5 x 13 cm), also matted; and a miniature Persian erotic painting on ivory, circa 1800 and measuring 4.2 inches x 2.8 inches (10.7 x 7.5 cm).

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PERSIAN ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS 18TH & 19TH CENTURY

Estimate $250 - $500Sep 18, 2012
Cedar Falls, IA, USA