Lot 43 (Islamic & Indian Art, 22nd April 2020)
YOUSUF O ZULAIKHA IN JAMI'S HAFT AWRANG (AWRANG 5)
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Iran, 17th century
Persian manuscript of poetry on woven paper, 130ff. plus three fly-leaves, each folio with 15ll., in black ink in nasta’liq script, some catchwords, the chapter headings in red, containing 9 illuminated pages, within gold, black and blue rules, in flapped brown blind-tooled calf binding, the text panel 14.4cm x 7.3cm., the folio 21cm x 14.2cm.
Sold for £3,750