• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 238

    SHEIKH MUSLIH AL-DIN SA'DI (D. 691AH/1292AD), BUSTAN, SIGNED RAHIMI, OTTOMAN TURKEY. 996AH/1558/59AD

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    SHEIKH MUSLIH AL-DIN SA'DI (D. 691AH/1292AD), BUSTAN, SIGNED RAHIMI, OTTOMAN TURKEY. 996AH/1558/59AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, 180ff. plus 1 fly-leaf, 15ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in two columns divided by double gold and black intercolumnar rules, titles in red within cartouches across the columns, catchwords, the text panel within gold and black borders, fine illuminated headpiece, the colophon dated, later Ottoman notes with the names of Sayyid Muhammad bin al-Sayyid Ibrahim, known as Dukaginzada and Shaykh ak-Islam Sa'ib, in original binding with stamped and gilt floral medallions - folio 7 1/4 x 4in (18.3 x 10.2cm)


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