• 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 56

    AN ILLUSTRATED FOLIO FROM THE MAJMA' AL-TAWARIKH OF HAFIZI ABRU

    TIMURID HERAT, CIRCA 1425

    Price Realised  

    AN ILLUSTRATED FOLIO FROM THE MAJMA' AL-TAWARIKH OF HAFIZI ABRU
    TIMURID HERAT, CIRCA 1425
    Depicting the first two kings of Khata, pen highlighted with gold on paper, the folio with a miniature depicting a crowned figure holding gold discs and a serpent-like creature with ten heads, above and below this lines of neat red and black naskh, verso with 31ll. of neat black naskh including a title in large naskh and red ink, text blocks outlined in red and blue, mounted
    Folio 17 x 13 1/8in. (42.9 x 33.2cm.)


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