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A lacquer mirror case and a watercolour of Imams 'Ali, Hasan and Husayn, Persia, Qajar, 19th century  
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A lacquer mirror case and a watercolour of Imams 'Ali, Hasan and Husayn, Persia, Qajar, 19th century  
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A lacquer mirror case and a watercolour of Imams 'Ali, Hasan and Husayn, Persia, Qajar, 19th century  
the lacquered papier-maché mirror case of rectangular form, with two sliding covers, decorated throught with interlacing scrolls and calligraphies, offered with a watercolour of Imam ‘Ali, and the Imams Hasan and Husayn
23.5 by 14.6cm.
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On the covers: Qur’an, surah al-Baqarah (II), vv.255-6; the Prophet’s physical characteristics (shama’il) in Arabic with their interlinear Persian translations in red; surah al-Ikhlas (CXII).

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