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Humayun and Akbar

Detached album folio; text: Persian in black, red, gold, and white nasta’liq script; recto: Humayun and Akbar, inscription at the bottom of page reads Humayun Padishah, Akbar Padishah; verso: calligraphic panel, two couplets. Border: the recto is set in gold rulings in a dark blue border with floral motifs mounted on gold-sprinkled paperboard; the verso …


Equestrian portrait of Muhammad Shah from the Impey Album

Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Equestrian portrait of Muhammad Shah from the Impey Album; verso: calligraphic panel, central panel contains a quatrain surrounded by marginal calligraphic panels; one of a group of three folios; seal with date; signed by master Daswanth. Border: The recto is set in …