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Illustrated Manual of Love-Making and Eroticism
Northern India or Afghanistan, 19th century

Illustrated Manual of Love-Making and Eroticism

Arabic manuscript on paper, 77ff. plus 7 fly-leaves, between 13ll. to 16ll. to the page of free-flowing black ink naskh script, the colourful colophon with the title in a roundel The Spring of Joy - a Manual on Women's Enjoyment, with 70 hand-painted illustrations of love-making positions and favoured concubines at court, the illustrations sketched in black ink, some with captions in black ink, others plain, some folios with page numeral, another plain, the text panel 16.5cm x 9.5cm, the folio 20cm x 11.5cm, Northern India or Afghanistan, 19th century

the text panel 16.5cm x 9.5cm, the folio 20cm x 11.5cm

Estimated at £2,000 - £3,000


 

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