• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 65

    JALAL AL-DIN MUHAMMAD RUMI (D. AH 672/1273 AD): MATHNAVI

    SIGNED 'ABDULLAH ABU BAKR BIN HAJJI HUSAYN AL-SIWASI AL-MAWLAWI, IRAN OR EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, DATED THE NIGHT OF FRIDAY RAJAB AH 748/OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1347 AD

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    JALAL AL-DIN MUHAMMAD RUMI (D. AH 672/1273 AD): MATHNAVI
    SIGNED 'ABDULLAH ABU BAKR BIN HAJJI HUSAYN AL-SIWASI AL-MAWLAWI, IRAN OR EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, DATED THE NIGHT OF FRIDAY RAJAB AH 748/OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1347 AD
    Comprising the third volume of Rumi's work, Persian manuscript on paper, 151ff., each folio with 17ll. of black naskh divided in two columns, titles in red across the two columns, marginal notes, catchwords, colophon signed and dated, water staining, in brown morocco with marbled paper doublures
    Folio 9 3/8 x 6 1/8in. (23.5 x 15.5cm.)


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