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(5) FRAMED PERSIAN ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT LEAVES - Illustrated, Gilt and Illuminated Leaves from a Poetry Text, Persia, Safavid, Shiraz, 16th c., three depicting scenes of courtship, two of interaction with turks, with fine text, beautifully rendered illustrations, delicate portraiture, on vellum, with slight impressions at top where mounted in the 19th c., each sheet is roughly 7" x 11", having a 9" x 5" image, in 14 1/2" x 10 1/2" modern frames, floated over black. Minor edge loss, short repaired tear to one at bottom edge.

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Estimate $3,000 - $4,000Nov 19, 2016
51 Atlantic Highway
Thomaston, ME 04861
United States
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