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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 468

    RUSTAM KHARAJANI: EROTIC MANUSCRIPT, NORTH INDIA, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    RUSTAM KHARAJANI: EROTIC MANUSCRIPT, NORTH INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
    On the positive benefits and problems of sex, Persian manuscript on paper, 60ff. with 14ll. of black nasta'liq, opening folio with illuminated heading, with 26 miniatures in gouache heightened with gold, depicting different sexual positions, deficient at end, original floral lacquer binding, doublures with a tiger hunt and a naval battle- folio 8 x 4¾in. (20.2 x 12cm.)


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