• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 223

    AN UNSIGNED SAFAVID MANUSCRIPT IN VERSE AND A GULISTAN SHEIKH MUSLIH AL-DIN SA'DI, DATED JUMADA I 1138AH/5TH JANUARY 1726AD

    Price Realised  

    AN UNSIGNED SAFAVID MANUSCRIPT IN VERSE AND A GULISTAN SHEIKH MUSLIH AL-DIN SA'DI, DATED JUMADA I 1138AH/5TH JANUARY 1726AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, 107ff. with approx. 13ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in two columns and with diagonal side panels within gold rule, opening folio with illuminated header, in black morocco binding with gilt and red tooled cartouches - folio 6 3/4 x 4 1/2in (17.2 x 11.5cm); Persian manuscript on paper, 47ff. with 11ll. of black nasta'liq in two columns, in red velvet cover - folio 6 3/4 x 3 1/2in (17 x 9cm) (2)


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